-pexy


a combining form meaning "solidity," used in the formation of compound words: rheopexy; mastopexy.

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Origin of -pexy

<New Latin -pexia<Greek -pēxia, derivative of pêxis a fixing, solidity; see -y3
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Medical definitions for -pexy

-pexy

suff.

Surgical fixation of an organ:hysteropexy.
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