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a combining form meaning "solidity," used in the formation of compound words:
rheopexy; mastopexy.
Origin of -pexy
< New Latin -pexia < Greek -pēxia, derivative of pêxis a fixing, solidity; see -y3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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-pexy in Medicine

-pexy suff.
Surgical fixation of an organ: hysteropexy.

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