Med Terms Surgical Quiz 9

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Med Terms Surgical Quiz 9
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2010-10-13 12:17:54
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Surgical Suffixes
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  1. -centesis
    • puncture to withdraw fluid
    • (arthrocentesis=withdraw fluid from joint)
  2. -ectomy
    • surgical removal
    • (gastrectomy=removal of stomach)
  3. -ostomy
    • surgically create an opening
    • (colostomy=create abdominal opening for colon)
  4. -otomy
    • cutting into
    • (thoracotomy=cutting into chest)
  5. -pexy
    • surgical fixation
    • (nephropexy=surgical fixation of kidney)
  6. -plasty
    • surgical repair
    • (dermatoplasty=repair of skin)
  7. -rrhaphy
    • suture
    • (myorrhaphy=suture muscle together)

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