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Flashcards in Surgical Speak Deck (5):
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What does "-ectomy" mean?

To surgically remove part of or an entire structure

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What does "-orraphy" mean?

Surgical repair

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What does "-otomy" mean?

Surgical incision into an organ

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What does "-ostomy" mean?

Surgically created opening between two organs, or organ and skin

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What does "-plasty" mean?

Surgical shaping or formation