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-centesis
puncture to withdraw fluid
arthrocentesis (puncture to withdraw fluid from a joint)
-ectomy
surgical removal
gastrectomy (surgically remove the stomach)
-ostomy
surgically create an opening
colostomy (surgically create an opening for the colon through the abdominal wall)
-otomy
cutting into
thoractotomy (cutting into the chest)
-pexy
surgical fixation
nephropexy (surgical fixation of a kidney)
-plasty
surgical repair
dermatoplasty (surgical repair of the skin)
-rrhaphy
suture
myorrhaphy (suture together muscle)