otoplasty etymology

English word otoplasty comes from English -plasty, English ot- (Ear.)

Detailed word origin of otoplasty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-plasty English (eng) (medicine) Repair or restoration of a part or function.. Molding or shaping through a surgical procedure.
ot- English (eng) Ear.
otoplasty English (eng) (surgery) A procedure of plastic surgery used to change the appearance or shape of a person’s ears.

Words with the same origin as otoplasty

Descendants of -plasty
alloplasty angioplasty arterioplasty arthroplasty blepharoplasty chondrolaryngoplasty cranioplasty dermatoplasty facioplasty galvanoplasty gastroplasty homoplasty mammoplasty mastoplasty neuroplasty quadricepsplasty rhinoplasty septorhinoplasty thoracoplasty ureterocystoplasty urethroplasty uteroplasty vertebroplasty vulvoplasty
Descendants of ot-
otalgic otitic otoacariasis otoacoustic otoacoustically otocadherin otoccipital otocyst otolith otolithic otology otoneurologic otopathy otoprotective otorrhea otorrhœa otoscopy ototoxin parotid