Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix Act of cutting; incision: gastrotomy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • suffix cutting, incision, section

Etymologies

New Latin -tomia, from Greek -tomiā, from tomos, a cutting, from temnein, to cut.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek τέμνω (temnō, "I cut"). (Wiktionary)

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