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Flashcards in Surgical suffixes Deck (11):
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-centesis

Surgical puncture

2

-desis

Bonding, fixation (of bone or joint)

3

-ectomy

Removal or excision

4

-lysis

Separation, destruction, loosening

5

-pexy

Fixation (organ)

6

-plasty

Surgical repair

7

-rrhaphy

Suture

8

-stomy

Forming an opening (mouth)

9

-tome

Instrument to cut

10

-tomy

Incision

11

-tripsy

Crushing