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-centesis
puncture
-clasia, -clasis, -clast
break, breaking
-desis
binding, stabilizing, fixation of a bone or joint, tie together
-ectomy
removal of an anatomical structure
-lysis
dissolution (L. loosening)
-ostomy
artficial or surgical opening
-otomy
a cutting operation
-pexy
fixation, usually surgical
-plasty
1. molding, shaping or the result thereof, as of a surgical procedure
2. surgical procedure for repair of a defect or restoration of form and/or function of a part
-rrhaphy
surgical suturing
-scope
instrument for viewing, but extended to include other methods of examination
-scopy
action or activity involving the use of an instrument for viewing
-stasis
stagnation of the blood or other fluids
-stomy
artificial or surgical opening
-tomy
incision, a cutting operation
-tome
a cutting instrument