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-ectomy

Removal of part or all of an organ or body part

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-lysis

Destruction of

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-lytic

pertaining to destruction

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-ostomy

opening to outside of the body

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-pexy

fixation, usually done surgically

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-rrhaphy

surgical suturing

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-static, -stasis

maintaining a state

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-stomy

opening

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-tome

cutting instrument, segment

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-tomy

cutting operation