parathyroidectomy etymology

English word parathyroidectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English parathyroid

Detailed word origin of parathyroidectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
parathyroid English (eng) (anatomy) Pertaining to the parathyroid glands or their extracts.. (anatomy) Situated near the thyroid gland. A parathyroid hormone.. The parathyroid gland.
parathyroidectomy English (eng) (surgery) The procedure to remove one or more of the parathyroid glands.

Words with the same origin as parathyroidectomy

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