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Med Terminology-U1.1

Medical Terminology Unit 1 - Surgical Suffixes

-centesis surgical puncture
arthr/o joint
-desis binding, fixation
-ectomy excision, removal
append appendix
-lysis separation, destruction, loosening
thromb/o blood clot
-pexy fixation (of an organ)
mast/o breast
-plasty surgical repair
rhin/o nose
-rrhaphy suture
my/o muscle
-stomy forming an opening (mouth)
-tome instrument to cut
oste/o bone
-tomy incision
trache/o trachea (windpipe)
-tripsy crushing
lith/o stone, calculus
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