vertebroplasty etymology

English word vertebroplasty comes from English vertebro- ((anatomy) vertebra.), English -plasty

Detailed word origin of vertebroplasty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vertebro- English (eng) (anatomy) vertebra.
-plasty English (eng) (medicine) Repair or restoration of a part or function.. Molding or shaping through a surgical procedure.
vertebroplasty English (eng) (surgery) A medical procedure where bone cement is injected percutaneously into a fractured vertebra with the goal of relieving the pain of vertebral compression fractures.

Words with the same origin as vertebroplasty

Descendants of vertebro-
vertebrarterial vertebroarterial vertebrobasilar vertebrochondral vertebrocostal vertebrofemoral vertebrogenic vertebroiliac vertebropelvic vertebrosacral vertebrosternal
Descendants of -plasty
alloplasty angioplasty arterioplasty arthroplasty blepharoplasty chondrolaryngoplasty cranioplasty dermatoplasty facioplasty galvanoplasty gastroplasty homoplasty mammoplasty mastoplasty neuroplasty otoplasty quadricepsplasty rhinoplasty septorhinoplasty thoracoplasty ureterocystoplasty urethroplasty uteroplasty vulvoplasty