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Origin of ileo-
Words nearby ileo-
WORDS THAT USE ILEO-
What does ileo- mean?
Ileo- ultimately comes from the Latin īlia, meaning “side of the body between hips and groin; guts.”
What are variants of ileo-?
Examples of ileo-
One example of a medical term that features the combining form ileo- is ileotomy, meaning “incision into the ileum.”
The combining form ileo- means “ileum,” as we have seen. The second part of the word, -tomy, means “cutting, incision.” Ileotomy literally translates to “ileum incision.”
What are some words that use the combining form ileo-?
What are some other forms that ileo- may be commonly confused with?