Suffixes Associated with Surgical and Diagnostic Procedures Chapter 2

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Suffixes Associated with Surgical and Diagnostic Procedures Chapter 2


 
  
Created Mar 20, 2010
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-centesis
 
surgical procedure

amni/o/centesis
2
-clasis
 
a break

oste/o/clasis
3
-desis
 
binding

arthr/o/desis
4
-ectomy
 
surgical excision, surgical removal, resection

vas/ectomy
5
-gram
 
a weight, mark, record

dactyl/o/gram
6
-graph
 
instrument for recording

radi/o/graph
7
-graphy
 
recording

mamm/o/graphy
8
-ize
 
to make, to treat or combine with

an/esthet/ize
9
-lysis
 
destruction, separation, breakdown, loosening

lip/o/lysis
10
-meter
 
instrument to measure, measure

audi/o/meter
11
-metry
 
measurment

pelvi/metry
12
-opsy
 
to view

bi/opsy
13
-pexy
 
surgical fixation

gastr/o/pexy
14
-pheresis
 
remove

plasma/pheresis
15
-plasty
 
surgical repair

rhin/o/plasty
16
-rrhaphy
 
suture

my/o/rrhaphy
17
-scope
 
instrument for examining

ophthalm/o/scope
18
-scopy
 
visual examination, to view, examine

lapar/o/scopy
19
-stomy
 
new opening

ile/o/stomy
20
-tome
 
instrument to cut

derma/tome
21
-tomy
 
incision

myring/o/tomy
22
-tripsy
 
crushing

lith/o/tripsy

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