tendonectomy etymology

English word tendonectomy comes from English -ectomy ((surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.), English tendon

Detailed word origin of tendonectomy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ectomy English (eng) (surgery) Surgical removal of.. Excision of.
tendon English (eng) (anatomy) A tough band of inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment.. (construction) A wire or bar used to strengthen prestressed concrete.
tendonectomy English (eng) (surgery) The surgical cutting of tendons.

Words with the same origin as tendonectomy

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