ureterolysis etymology

English word ureterolysis comes from English -lysis (Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.), English uretero- ((anatomy) ureter.)

Detailed word origin of ureterolysis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lysis English (eng) Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.
uretero- English (eng) (anatomy) ureter.
ureterolysis English (eng) A surgical procedure to expose the ureter in order to free it from external pressure or adhesions or to avoid damaging it during pelvic surgery, most often hysterectomy.

Words with the same origin as ureterolysis

Descendants of -lysis
acantholytic acetolysis acetolytic atmolysis autohydrolysis autoproteolysis biolysis cerumenolysis chemolysis chromatolysis elastinolysis electrolysis endoproteolysis glycohydrolysis heterolytic homolysis hydrolysis karyolysis karyolytic lipolysis neurolysis octanolysis oncolysis onycholysis tenolysis
Descendants of uretero-
ureterocele ureterocystoplasty ureterolith ureteropathy ureteropelvic ureteropyeloscopy ureterorenal ureterorenoscopy ureterosigmoidostomy ureteroureterostomy ureterovaginal ureterovesical