proctectomy etymology

English word proctectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English procto- (Dealing with the colon, rectum and anus.)

Detailed word origin of proctectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
procto- English (eng) Dealing with the colon, rectum and anus.
proctectomy English (eng) (surgery) resection of the rectum.

Words with the same origin as proctectomy

Descendants of -ectomy
adenectomy adnexectomy appendectomy astragalectomy caudectomy dactylectomy embolectomy fasciectomy glossectomy hemihepatectomy ileectomy labyrinthectomised lipectomy mastectomy meniscectomy mucosectomy otectomy parathyroidectomy pleurectomy retinectomy sequestrectomy tendonectomy thymectomy thymothymomectomy tonsillectomy
Descendants of procto-
proctalgia proctitis proctocele proctocolectomy proctocolitis proctocracy proctography proctology proctoscope proctosigmoidoscopy proctosurgery proctosurgical proctotomy