Words containing tomy

5 letter words containing tomy

  • -tomy — indicating a surgical cutting of a specified part or tissue
  • atomy — an atom or minute particle

6 letter words containing tomy

  • -stomy — indicating a surgical operation performed to make an artificial opening into or for a specified part
  • ectomy — (medicine) Any operation involving surgical excision or removal.
  • ostomy — any of various surgical procedures, as a colostomy, in which an artificial opening is made so as to permit the drainage of waste products either into an appropriate organ or to the outside of the body.
  • ottomy — (obsolete) skeleton.

7 letter words containing tomy

  • -ectomy — indicating surgical excision of a part
  • anatomy — Anatomy is the study of the structure of the bodies of people or animals.
  • epitomy — Misspelling of epitome.
  • myotomy — incision of a muscle.
  • zootomy — the anatomy, especially the comparative anatomy, of animals.

8 letter words containing tomy

  • autotomy — the casting off by an animal of a part of its body, to facilitate escape when attacked
  • colotomy — a colonic incision
  • ileotomy — (surgery) cutting into the ileum; ileostomy.
  • lobotomy — the operation of cutting into a lobe, as of the brain or the lung.
  • oncotomy — the surgical removal of a tumour

9 letter words containing tomy

  • adenotomy — (anatomy) Dissection of, or incision into, a gland or glands.
  • amniotomy — the artificial rupturing of the fetal membranes by a doctor or midwife to induce or expedite labour
  • atriotomy — (medicine) The surgical opening of an atrium.
  • cecostomy — Alternative spelling of caecostomy.
  • celiotomy — laparotomy (def 2).

10 letter words containing tomy

  • actomyosin — a complex protein in skeletal muscle that is formed by actin and myosin and which, when stimulated, shortens to cause muscle contraction
  • adenectomy — surgical removal of a gland
  • antrostomy — (surgery) Incision and drainage of the antrum.
  • arthrotomy — (medicine) The surgical incision of a joint.
  • caecostomy — (surgery) An operation involving bringing the caecum through the abdominal wall, most often by a tube, and opening it for drainage or decompression, usually to treat an obstruction of the colon.

11 letter words containing tomy

  • apicoectomy — a surgical procedure to remove the end of a tooth root in endodontic therapy.
  • arteriotomy — the surgical cutting of an artery or a cut made in an artery
  • arthrectomy — surgical excision of a joint
  • atherectomy — the removal of plaque from an artery by means of a tiny rotating cutting blade inserted through a catheter.
  • capsulotomy — (surgery) incision into a capsule, especially into the lens of the eye when removing cataracts.

12 letter words containing tomy

  • alveolectomy — The surgical reshaping of the alveolar ridge to facilitate dental prosthesis.
  • amygdalotomy — (surgery) Surgical removal of the amygdala.
  • anthropotomy — the structure of the human body
  • appendectomy — the surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
  • blastomycete — any of a genus (Blastomyces) of yeastlike imperfect fungi that cause diseases in people and animals

13 letter words containing tomy

  • adenoidectomy — surgical removal of the adenoids
  • adrenalectomy — the surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
  • blastomycosis — a fungal infection particularly affecting the lungs
  • encephalotomy — The dissection of the brain.
  • hemicolectomy — (surgery) A colectomy involving the removal of only the ascending (right) colon or the descending (left) colon.

14 letter words containing tomy

  • appendicectomy — surgical removal of any appendage, esp the vermiform appendix
  • cholecystotomy — the surgical procedure of cutting into the gall bladder in order to extract gallstones
  • choledochotomy — incision of the common bile duct.
  • clitoridectomy — the surgical removal of the clitoris: a form of female circumcision, esp practised as a religious or ethnic rite
  • commissurotomy — the incision of a band of commissures, especially of mitral fibers, to correct mitral stenosis.

15 letter words containing tomy

  • cholecystectomy — surgical removal of the gall bladder
  • cholecystostomy — a medical cut or opening into the gall bladder to enable a drainage tube to be put in place
  • choledochostomy — formation of a temporary opening through the abdominal wall into the common bile duct, usually to remove stones.
  • dermatomyositis — a chronic medical condition characterized by inflammation of muscles (myositis), accompanied by a skin rash
  • hemicraniectomy — (surgery) The surgical removal of half of the cranium to enable brain surgery; hemicraniotomy.

16 letter words containing tomy

  • dacryocystectomy — The surgical removal of a part of the lacrimal sac.
  • diverticulectomy — (surgery) The surgical removal of a diverticulum.
  • hemicorporectomy — (surgery) The surgical procedure which cuts through the spine and removes the lower half of the body from the waist down.
  • hemorrhoidectomy — the surgical removal of hemorrhoids.
  • ureterolithotomy — incision of a ureter for removal of a calculus.

17 letter words containing tomy

  • chemopallidectomy — an operation for treating Parkinson's disease and certain other diseases characterized by muscular rigidity, consisting of destroying a specific part of the corpus striatum by injecting it with a chemical, usually alcohol.
  • gastroenterostomy — the making of a new passage between the stomach and the duodenum (gastroduodenostomy) or, especially, the jejunum (gastrojejunostomy)
  • gastrojejunostomy — See under gastroenterostomy.
  • haemorrhoidectomy — surgical removal of haemorrhoids
  • parathyroidectomy — the excision of a parathyroid gland.

18 letter words containing tomy

19 letter words containing tomy

  • choledocholithotomy — The removal of the gallstone from the bile duct in a case of choledocholithiasis.
  • chromoblastomycosis — Long-term fungal infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.
  • dihydrostreptomycin — an antibiotic, C 21 H 41 N 7 O 12 , derived by organic synthesis from and believed to be less toxic than streptomycin: used in the form of its sulfate chiefly in the treatment of tuberculosis.

21 letter words containing tomy

  • choledochojejunostomy — (medicine) The surgical formation of an opening between the common bile duct and the jejunum.
  • dacryocystorhinostomy — A surgical procedure to restore the flow of tears into the nose from the lacrimal sac when the nasolacrimal duct does not function.

22 letter words containing tomy

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