Surgical Suffixes

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  1. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  2. -clasis
    to break; surgical fracture
  3. -desis
    binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
  4. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  5. -lysis
    seperation, destruction, loosening
  6. -pexy
    fixation (of an organ)
  7. -plasty
    surgical repair
  8. -rrhaphy
    suture
  9. -stomy
    forming an opening (mouth)
  10. -tome
    instrument to cut
  11. -tomy
    incision
  12. -tripsy
    crushing
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Surgical Suffixes
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