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-tomy

 
word element [Gr.], incision; cutting.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

-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

-tomy

Suffix denoting a cutting or making an incision into.
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