otectomy etymology

English word otectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English oto- (Ot- + -o-.)

Detailed word origin of otectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
oto- English (eng) Ot- + -o-.
otectomy English (eng) Surgical removal of (part of) the ear.

Words with the same origin as otectomy

Descendants of -ectomy
adenectomy adnexectomy appendectomy astragalectomy caudectomy dactylectomy embolectomy fasciectomy glossectomy hemihepatectomy ileectomy labyrinthectomised lipectomy mastectomy meniscectomy mucosectomy parathyroidectomy pleurectomy retinectomy sequestrectomy tendonectomy thymectomy thymothymomectomy tonsillectomy
Descendants of oto-
otacoustic otocranial otogenic otography otohematoma otolaryngological otologist otomandibular otomycosis otoneuroprotective otorhinolaryngologist otorhinolaryngology otosclerosis otosclerotic otoscope otosphenoidal ototopical otovestibular