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-centesis

Puncture, tap

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-desis

Binding, fusion

3

-ectomy

Excision, surgical removal

4

-pexy

Surgical fixation

5

-plasty

Plastic repair, plastic surgery, reconstruction

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-rhaphy

Surgical repair, suture

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-stomy

Surgical creation of an opening

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-tome

Instrument for incising (cutting)

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-tripsy

Crushing

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4 techniques for physical examinations

Inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation

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Auscultation

Listening to the body with a stethoscope

12

Vital signs

Temperature, pulse rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure

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Opthalmoscope

Tool to examine the eyes

14

Otoscope

Took to examine the ears

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Sequale

Secondary conditions, complications, lasting effects