BevA 6

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  1. -centesis
    puncture to withdraw fluid

    arthrocentesis (punture to withfdraw fluid from a joint)
  2. -ectomy
    surgical removal

    gastrectomy (surgically remove the stomach)
  3. -ostomy
    surgically create an opening

    colostomy (surgically create an opening for the colon through the abdominal wall)
  4. -otomy
    cutting into

    thoracotomy (cutting into the chest)
  5. -pexy
    • surgial fixation ( a method of immobilising something such as a bone either externally by the use
    • of a splint )

    nephropexy (surgical fixation of a kidney)
  6. -plasty
    surgical repair

    dermatoplasty (surgical repair of the skin)
  7. -rrhaphy
    suture

    myorrphapy (suture together muscle)
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