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Med Terms Proc Suf

Suffixes Associated with Surgical and Diagnostice Procedures

-centesis surgical puncture
-clasis a breaking
-desis binding
-ectomy surgical excision, surgical removal, resection
-gram a weight, mark, record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy recording
-ize to make, to treat or combine with
-lysis destruction, separation, breakdown, loosening
-meter instrument to measure, measure
-metry measurement
-opsy to view
-pexy surgical fixation
-pheresis remove
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhaphy suture
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination, to view, examine
-stomy new opening
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision
-tripsy crushing
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