oncoplastic etymology

English word oncoplastic comes from English plastic, English onco- (Pertaining to tumors.)

Detailed word origin of oncoplastic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
plastic English (eng) (archaic) Any solid but malleable substance.. (colloquial, metonym) Credit or debit cards used in place of cash to buy goods and services.. (obsolete) A sculptor, moulder.. (slang) Fakeness, or a person who is fake or arrogant, or believes that they are better than the rest of the population.. A synthetic, thermoplastic, solid, hydrocarbon-based polymer.. Any similar synthetic material, not [...]
onco- English (eng) Pertaining to tumors.
oncoplastic English (eng) (surgery) Describing plastic surgery that mitigates the physical effects of cancer.

Words with the same origin as oncoplastic

Descendants of plastic
Plasticine Silastic plamodel plasteel plastiglomerate plastisol pleather
Descendants of onco-
oncoapoptosis oncocyte oncofertility oncofetal oncogene oncogenesis oncogenic oncogenomic oncogenotype oncograph oncolytic oncometabolite oncometer oncomir oncomouse onconeural onconeuronal oncoprotein oncosis oncostatic oncosuppressor oncotarget oncotype proto-oncogene