-otomy


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-tomy

A cutting operation.
See also: -ectomy.
[G. tomē, incision]

-otomy

suffix meaning "to make an incision or cut into": phlebotomy, tracheotomy.

-tomy

Suffix indicating a cutting operation.
See also: -ectomy
[G. tomē, incision]

-otomy

Suffix denoting a surgical incision into.

-otomy

suffix denoting incision, cutting, for example gastrotomy (incision in the stomach).