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Flashcards in Chapter 14 - Surgery Deck (19):
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aspir/o

to breathe in

2

cis/o

to cut

3

dilat/o

to widen

4

esthes/o

sensation, feeling

5

hal/o

to breathe

6

recumb/o

to lie back

7

sect/o

to cut

8

specul/o

to look at

9

tenacul/o

to hold

10

topic/o

specific area

11

-otomy

to cut into

12

-scopic

pertaining to visually examining

13

Trendelenburg position

Head is angled down, while feet are angled up

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Supine position

Patient is laying face up

15

Prone position

Patient is laying face down

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Lateral position

Patient is laying on the side

17

Fowler position

Patient is sitting in a position similar to a dental chair

18

Lithotomy position

Patient's torso is laying flat and legs are suspended in the air exposing pubic and perineum regions

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alges/o

pain