lithectomy etymology

English word lithectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English lith- (Stone.)

Detailed word origin of lithectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
lith- English (eng) Stone.
lithectomy English (eng) Excision of a calculus.

Words with the same origin as lithectomy

Descendants of -ectomy
adenectomy adnexectomy appendectomy astragalectomy caudectomy dactylectomy embolectomy fasciectomy glossectomy hemihepatectomy ileectomy labyrinthectomised lipectomy mastectomy meniscectomy mucosectomy otectomy parathyroidectomy pleurectomy retinectomy sequestrectomy tendonectomy thymectomy thymothymomectomy tonsillectomy
Descendants of lith-
autolithify lithaemia lithic lithification lithoid lithuria