Origin of pyelo-
Words nearby pyelo-
WORDS THAT USE PYELO-
What does pyelo- mean?
What are variants of pyelo-?
When combined with words or word elements that begin with a vowel, pyelo- becomes pyel-, as in pyelitis (using the equivalent form of pyel- in New Latin).
Examples of pyelo-
One medical term that features the combining form pyelo- is pyelotomy, “incision into the pelvis.”
The form pyelo- means “pelvis,” as we know. The second part of the word, -tomy, is a combining form meaning “cutting, incision.” Pyelotomy literally translates to “pelvis incision.”
What are some words that use the combining form pyelo-?
What are some other forms that pyelo- may be commonly confused with?