mucosectomy etymology

English word mucosectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English mucosa ((anatomy) mucous membrane.)

Detailed word origin of mucosectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
mucosa English (eng) (anatomy) mucous membrane.
mucosectomy English (eng) (surgery) A partial resection of the wall of the bowel (as deep as the submucosa).

Words with the same origin as mucosectomy

Descendants of -ectomy
adenectomy adnexectomy appendectomy astragalectomy caudectomy dactylectomy embolectomy fasciectomy glossectomy hemihepatectomy ileectomy labyrinthectomised lipectomy mastectomy meniscectomy otectomy parathyroidectomy pleurectomy retinectomy sequestrectomy tendonectomy thymectomy thymothymomectomy tonsillectomy
Descendants of mucosa
mucositis