quadricepsplasty etymology

English word quadricepsplasty comes from English quadriceps, English -plasty

Detailed word origin of quadricepsplasty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
quadriceps English (eng) (anatomy) A muscle having four heads, especially the large extensor at the front of the thigh.
-plasty English (eng) (medicine) Repair or restoration of a part or function.. Molding or shaping through a surgical procedure.
quadricepsplasty English (eng) (surgery) corrective surgery to the quadriceps muscle.

Words with the same origin as quadricepsplasty

Descendants of quadriceps
Descendants of -plasty
alloplasty angioplasty arterioplasty arthroplasty blepharoplasty chondrolaryngoplasty cranioplasty dermatoplasty facioplasty galvanoplasty gastroplasty homoplasty mammoplasty mastoplasty neuroplasty otoplasty rhinoplasty septorhinoplasty thoracoplasty ureterocystoplasty urethroplasty uteroplasty vertebroplasty vulvoplasty