sequestrectomy etymology

English word sequestrectomy comes from English sequestrum, English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.)

Detailed word origin of sequestrectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sequestrum English (eng) A fragment of bone or other dead tissue that has separated during necrosis.
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
sequestrectomy English (eng) (medicine) the removal of sequestrums, dead portions of bones.

Words with the same origin as sequestrectomy

Descendants of sequestrum
Descendants of -ectomy
adenectomy adnexectomy appendectomy astragalectomy caudectomy dactylectomy embolectomy fasciectomy glossectomy hemihepatectomy ileectomy labyrinthectomised lipectomy mastectomy meniscectomy mucosectomy otectomy parathyroidectomy pleurectomy retinectomy tendonectomy thymectomy thymothymomectomy tonsillectomy