retinectomy etymology

English word retinectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English retina

Detailed word origin of retinectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
retina English (eng) (anatomy) The thin layer of cells at the back of the eyeball where light is converted into neural signals sent to the brain.
retinectomy English (eng) (surgery) excision of retinal tissue.

Words with the same origin as retinectomy

Descendants of -ectomy
adenectomy adnexectomy appendectomy astragalectomy caudectomy dactylectomy embolectomy fasciectomy glossectomy hemihepatectomy ileectomy labyrinthectomised lipectomy mastectomy meniscectomy mucosectomy otectomy parathyroidectomy pleurectomy sequestrectomy tendonectomy thymectomy thymothymomectomy tonsillectomy
Descendants of retina
electroretinography retinitis retinoic retinophora retinotomy