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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