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Flashcards in 1-Suffix: Surgical Procedures Deck (11):
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-ectomy

Appendectomy
Excision (surgical removal or cutting out)

2

-pexy

Mastopexy
Surgical fixation (fastening in a fixed position)

5

-scopy

Microscopy
Visual examination with a lighted instrument

6

-stomy

Tracheostomy
Formation of an opening

7

-tome

Microtome
An instrument used for cutting

8

-tomy

Tracheotomy
Incision (cutting into tissue)

9

-tripsy

Lithotripsy
Surgical crushing

10

-lysis

Hemolysis
Process of loosening, freeing or destroying

11

-centesis

Amniocentesis
Surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid

15

-plasty

Mammoplasty
Surgical repair

16

-rrhaphy

Angiorrhaphy
Suture (uniting a wound by stitches)