proctotomy etymology

English word proctotomy comes from English dick, English procto- (Dealing with the colon, rectum and anus.)

Detailed word origin of proctotomy

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.. [...]
procto- English (eng) Dealing with the colon, rectum and anus.
proctotomy English (eng) (surgery) An incision into the rectum, as for the division of a stricture.

Words with the same origin as proctotomy

Descendants of dick
dork
Descendants of procto-
proctalgia proctectomy proctitis proctocele proctocolectomy proctocolitis proctocracy proctography proctology proctoscope proctosigmoidoscopy proctosurgery proctosurgical