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1
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Define: -centesis

A

Aspiration or puncture to remove fluid

2
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Define: -clasis

A

To crush or break surgically

3
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Define: -cleisis

A

Closure

4
Q

Define: -desis

A

Binding, Fixation

5
Q

Define: -ectasis/-ectasia

A

Dilation, Expansion

6
Q

Define: -ectomy

A

Removal, Excision

7
Q

Define: -lysis/-lytic

A

Break down; Release; Set free; Destroy

8
Q

Define: -pexy

A

Surgical fixation

9
Q

Define: -plasty

A

Surgical repair or correction

10
Q

Define: -rrhaphy

A

Suture, repair

11
Q

Define: -scope

A

Instrument for viewing

12
Q

Define: -scopy

A

Visual examination with an instrument

13
Q

Define: -stomy

A

To create a more or less permanent opening

14
Q

Define: -tome

A

Instrument for cutting

15
Q

Define: -tomy

A

Incision into; to incise

16
Q

Define: -tripsy

A

To surgically crush or break

17
Q

Define: -coccus/ -cocci(plural)

A

Spherical or ovoid bacterium

18
Q

Define: -crine

A

To secrete

19
Q

Define: -crit

A

To separate

20
Q

Define: -gram

A

Record or tracing

21
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Define: -graph

A

Instrument for recording or tracing

22
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Define: -graphy

A

Process of recording or tracing

23
Q

Define: -metre

A

Instrument to measure

24
Q

Define: -phil

A

Love, attraction

25
Q

Define: -phoresis

A

Transmission, to carry