\\ˌpeksē, -si\ noun combining form (-es)
Etymology: New Latin, -pexia, from Greek -pēxia solidity, from pēxis solidity, freezing, putting together (from pēgnynai to fix, fasten together) + -ia -y — more at pact
: fixation : making fast



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terminal element repr. Gr. -πηξια, πῆξις a fixing or putting together (f. πηγνύναι to join or fix), used in the names of surgical operations for fixing organs in position; as hysteropexy (s.v. hystero-1), orchidopexy (s.v. orchido-).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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