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What is the suffix meaning a record

-gram

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What is the suffix meaning an instrument used to record

-graph

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What is the suffix meaning a process of recording

-graphy

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What is the suffix meaning an instrument used to measure

-meter

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What is the suffix meaning an instrument used for viewing

-scope

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What is the suffix meaning a visual examination

-scopy

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What is the suffix meaning surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid

-centesis
e.g. Thoracocentesis

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What is the suffix meaning to surgically remove or cut out (excision)

-ectomy
e.g. Cholecystectomy : to surgically remove the gallbladder

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What is the suffix meaning the process of loosening, freeing, or destroying

-lysis