How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"tomy" is from "tomos" (cutting) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A word ending that indicates cutting. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.
Examples of how the word is used
|If your throat continues to hurt, you might be told you need a tonsillectomy.|
|This booklet describes the anatomical approach to radical prostatectomy that has evolved.|