What is the suffix for surgical Suture?
rhaptein, to sew] Suffix meaning suture, surgical repair. -rrhaphy is a sample topic from the Taber’s Medical Dictionary.
Which suffix means surgical creation of an opening which suffix means surgical incision?
The suffix -ostomy means to surgically create an artificial opening or stoma. A colostomy is a surgical creation of an opening between the colon and the body surface. The root word colo means colon. The suffix -otomy means “surgical cutting into,” or a surgical incision.
Which suffix means suturing together?
Suffix meaning surgical suturing. [G. rhaphē, suture]
Which of the following suffixes means surgical puncture?
–centesis. surgical puncture to aspirate fluid.
Which suffix means pain or suffering?
-algia means pain and suffering.
What is Otomy?
“Otomy” means cutting into a part of the body; a gastrotomy would be cutting into, but not necessarily removing, the stomach. And also “pharyngo” means pharynx, “laryngo” means larynx, “esophag” means esophagus. Thus, “pharyngolaryngoesophagectomy” refers to the surgical removal of the three.
What is a surgical incision into the colon called?
: surgical incision of the colon — compare colostomy.
What is the term meaning a surgical incision into a vein?
It is a common step in many vascular surgical procedures and operations. The corresponding term for an incision into a vein is a venotomy.
What suffix means tumor?
oma: Suffix meaning a swelling or tumor.
What is the suffix of Pathy?
pathy: A suffix derived from the Greek “pathos” meaning “suffering or disease” that serves as a suffix in many terms including myopathy (muscle disease), neuropathy (nerve disease), retinopathopathy (disease of the retina), sympathy (literally, suffering together), etc.