-tomy


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-tomy

 
word element [Gr.], incision; cutting.

-tomy

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

-tomy

word element [Gr.], incision; cutting.

-tomy

suffix meaning a "surgical incision": cystotomy, oncotomy, phlebotomy.

-tomy

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

-tomy

Suffix denoting a cutting or making an incision into.

-tomy

word element. [Gr.] incision, cutting.