Medical Terminology Chapter 3 @ TCC

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Medical Terminology Chapter 3 @ TCC
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  1. amniocentesis
    A method used to determinethe karyotype of a fetus.
  2. angiography
    X-ray procedure used to examine blood vessels before surgery.
  3. angioplasty
    Surgical procedure to open clogged coronary arteries.
  4. colostomy
    Procedure to drain feces from the body after bowel resection.
  5. laparoscopy
    Minimally invasive surgery within the abdoman.
  6. laparotomy
    Large abdominal incision to remove an ovarian adenocarcinoma. 
  7. mastectomy
    Removal of the breast.
  8. paracentesis
    Removal of abdominal fluid from the peritoneal space.
  9. thoracentesis
    Method of removing fluid from the chest ( pleural effusion )
  10. tonsillectomy
    Surgical procedure to remove pharyngeal lymphatic tissue.

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