Medical Term Chap 1

Medical Term Chap 1 - Term Definition-centesis surgical...

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Term: -centesis Definition: surgical puncture (arthrocentesis) Term: -clast Definition: to break (osteoclast) Term: -desis Definition: binding/fixation (osteoclast) Term: -ectomy Definition: excision/removal (lumpectomy) Term: -lysis Definition: separation/destruction/loosening (thrombolysis)
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Term: -pexy Definition: fixation of an organ (mastopexy) Term: -plasty Definition: surgical repair (rhinoplasty) Term: -rrhaphy Definition: suture (myorrhaphy) Term: -stomy Definition: forming an opening (tracheostomy) Term: -tome Definition: instrument used to cut
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Term: -tomy Definition: incision (tracheotomy) Term: -tripsy Definition: crushing (lithotripsy) Term: -gram Definition: the record/ recording of an instrument (EKG) Term: -graph Definition: instrument for recording Term: -graphy Definition: the process of recording
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Term: -meter Definition: instrument for measurement Term: -metery Definition: act of measuring Term: -scope Definition: the tool used to see inside (endoscope) Term: -scopy Definition: visual examination (endoscopy) Term: -algia, dynia Definition: pain (neuralgia
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