surgical suffixes

  1. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  2. -clasis
    to break, surgical fracture
  3. -desis
    binding, fixation (of bone or joint)
  4. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  5. -lysis
    seperation; destruction loosening
  6. -pexy
    fixation( of an organ)
  7. -plasty
    surgical repair
  8. -rrhaphy
    suture
  9. -stomy
    forming an opening
  10. -tome
    instrument to cut
  11. -tomy
    incision
  12. -tripsy
    crushing
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Anonymous
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surgical suffixes
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common surgical
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