pleurotomy etymology

English word pleurotomy comes from English dick, English pleuro- ((medicine) of the pleura. To the side; lateral.)

Detailed word origin of pleurotomy

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.. [...]
pleuro- English (eng) (medicine) of the pleura. To the side; lateral.
pleurotomy English (eng) (medicine) the surgical incision of the pleura.

Words with the same origin as pleurotomy

Descendants of dick
Descendants of pleuro-
pleurenchyma pleurobranch pleurocarp pleurocentrum pleurodont pleurodynia pleurolith pleuropedal pleuropericardial pleuroperipneumony pleuroperitoneal pleuroperitoneum pleuropneumonia pleuropulmonary pleurosteon