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Procedural Suffixes

Centesis puncture and aspiration
Abdominocentesis puncture of abdominal cavity to remove fluid
Ectomy surgical removal
Appendectomy surgical removal of appendix
Genic producing, forming
Teratogenic causing birth defects
Graphy process of recording
Mammography x-ray photography of breasts
Lysis separation of waste materials from the blood
OPSY view of , Vision
Biopsy removal of living tissue for examination
Plasty surgical repair
Rhinoplasty plastic surgery of the nose
Scopy visual examination
Arthroscopy visual examination of the joints
Stomy opening
Tracheostomy cutting an air/drainage opening on the trachea
Tomy incision, cutting
Blepharotomy surgical incision of an eyelid
Created by: VTRandiDawn