Suffixes for Surgery

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  1. -centesis
    Puncture, tap
  2. -desis
    Binding, fusion
  3. -ectomy
    excision, surgical removal
  4. -pexy
    Surgical fixation
  5. -plasty
    Plastic repair, plastic surgery, reconstruction
  6. -rraphy
    surgical repair, suture
  7. -stomy
    surgical creation of an opening
  8. -tome
    instrument for incising(cutting)
  9. -tomy
    incision, cutting
  10. -tripsy
    crushing

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Suffixes for Surgery
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2012-06-23 21:24:29
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Chapter 2 Suffixes for Surgery
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