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-tomy

incision, cutting
ie. biepharotomy (surgical incision of an eyelid.)

2

-stomy

opening
ie. tracheostomy (cutting an air/drainage opening to the trachea)

3

-scopy

visual examination
ie. arthroscopy (visual examination of the joints)

4

-plasty

surgical repair
ie. rhinoplasty (plastic surgery of the nose)

5

-opsy

view of, vision
ie. biopsy (removal of living tissue for examination)

6

-lysis

separation
ie. dialysis (separation of the waste materials from the blood)

7

-graphy

process of recording
ie. mammography (x-ray photography of breast)

8

-genic

producing, forming
ie. teratogenic (causing birth defects)

9

-ectomy

surgical removal
ie. appendectomy (surgical removal of appendix)

10

-centesis

puncture or aspiration
ie. abdominocentesis (puncture of abdominal cavity to remove fluid)