-otomy


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-tomy

A cutting operation.
See also: -ectomy.
[G. tomē, incision]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

-tomy

Suffix indicating a cutting operation.
See also: -ectomy
[G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

-otomy

Suffix denoting a surgical incision into.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

-otomy

suffix denoting incision, cutting, for example gastrotomy (incision in the stomach).
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005