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HTC Medical Terms 3

suffixes- procedures and surgery

“centesis” (pronounced sen-TEE-sis) means a surgical puncture to remove fluid
“ectomy” (pronounced eck-tuh-mee) means to cut out
“gram” means recording or picture
“meter” (pronounced mih-TER like in thermometer) means device for measuring
“ostomy” (pronounced OSS-tuh-mee) means surgical opening
“otomy” (pronounced OTT-uh-mee) means cutting into
“pexy” (pronounced peck—see) means surgical fixation
“plasty” (pronounced PLASS-tee) means surgical reconstruction
“rrhaphy” (pronounced rough-FEE ) means suture
“scope” means instrument for viewing
Created by: Idealize08