chapter 3, part 2

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centesis

surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid

ectomy

excision, surgical removal or cutting OUT

lysis

process of lossening, freeing, or destroying

pexy

surgical fixation

plasty

surgical repair

rrhaphy

suture

scope

instrument used for viewing

scopy

visual examination wit a lighted instrument

stomy

formation of an opening

tome

instrument used for cutting

tomy

incision, cutting INTO tissue

tripsy

surgical crushing

amnio-centesis

surgical puncture of the amnion

neur-ectomy

excision of the nerve

neuro-lysis

destruction of nerve tissue or loosening of adhesions surrounding a nerve

neurotripsy

surgical crushing of nerve

ophthalmoplasty

surgical repair of the eye

ophthalmo-tomy

incision of the eye

oto-plasty

surgical repair of the ear

rhinoplasty

surgical repair of the nose

-rrhaphy

suffix that means suture

aden-o

gland

angi-o

vessel

append-o, appendic-o

appendix

blephar-o

eyelid

cerebr-o, encephal-o

brain, cerebrum, main portion of the rain

chir-o

hand

col-o, colon-o

colon or large intestine

cutane-o, derm-a, dermat-o

skin

mamm-o, mast-o

breast

nephr-o, ren-o

kidney

oste-o

bone

steth-o

thorax, chest

trache-o

trachea

tonsill-o

tonsil

vas-o

vessel, deferens, excretory duct of the testicle

colono-scopy

examination of the lining of the colon with special instrument

colectomy

excision of the colon

colo-pexy

surgical fixation of the colon

colo-rrhaphy

suture of the colon

blepharoplasty

surgical repair of eyelid

chiro-plasty

plastic surgery on the hand

angio-plasty

plastic surgery on vessels

angio-rrhaphy

repair of a vessel by suture

osteotome

cutting of a bone

tracheo-tomy

incision make into the trachea through the neck- to gain access through airway blockage

adenectomy

surgical removal of a gland

mastectomy

excision of a breast

mammo-plasty

surgical repair of breast

encephalo-tomy, cerebro-tomy

incision of the brain

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