pharyngotomy etymology

English word pharyngotomy comes from English dick, English pharynx

Detailed word origin of pharyngotomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dick English (eng) (obsolete) A declaration. (uncommon, US, slang) A detective. (slang, vulgar) To mistreat or take advantage of somebody (with around).. (slang, vulgar) To waste time, to goof off (with around).. (slang, vulgar, of a man) To have sexual intercourse with. (countable, British, US, vulgar, slang, pejorative) A highly contemptible person.. (countable, and, uncountable, vulgar, slang) The penis.. [...]
pharynx English (eng) (anatomy) The part of the alimentary canal and respiratory tract that extends from the back of the mouth and nasal cavity to the larynx and esophagus.
pharyngotomy English (eng) (surgery) The operation of making an incision into the pharynx, to remove a tumour or anything that obstructs the passage.. Scarification or incision of the tonsils.

Words with the same origin as pharyngotomy

Descendants of dick
dork