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The language of surgery is quite simple if you master a few suffixes.
Define the suffix:
1. -ectomy
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To surgically remove part of or an entire
structure/organ

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2. -orraphy
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Surgical repair

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3. -otomy
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Surgical incision into an organ

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4. -ostomy
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Surgically created opening between two organs, or organ and skin

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5. -plasty
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Surgical “shaping” or formation

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Now test your knowledge of surgical speak:
1. Word for the surgical repair of a hernia
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Herniorrhaphy

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2. Word for the surgical removal of the stomach
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Gastrectomy

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3. Word for the surgical creation of an opening between the colon and the skin
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Colostomy

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4. Word for the surgical formation of a “new” pylorus
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Pyloroplasty

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5. Word for the surgical opening of the stomach
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Gastrotomy

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5. Surgical creation of an opening (anastomosis)
between the common bile duct and jejunum
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Choledochojejunostomy

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6. Surgical creation of an opening (anastomosis)
between the stomach and jejunum
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Gastrojejunostomy