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-centesis

puncture

2

-ectomy

surgical removal

3

-ostomy

surgically create an opening

4

-otomy

cutting into

5

-pexy

surgical fixation

6

-plasty

surgical repair

7

-rrhaphy

suture

8

-tome

instrument to cut

9

-gram

record

10

-graphy

process of recording

11

-meter

instrument for measuring

12

-metry

process of measuring

13

-scope

instrument for viewing

14

-scopic

pertaining to visually examining

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-scopy

process of visually examining