Exercise

Match the following terms and write the appropriate letter to the left of each number:

1.

laparotomy (lap-a-ROT-o-me)

a.

plastic surgery of the breast

2.

neurotripsy (NU-ro-trip-se)

b.

excision of a gland

3.

mammoplasty (MAM-o-plas-te)

c.

surgical incision of the abdomen

4.

arthrocentesis (ar-thro-sen-TE-sis)

d.

crushing of a nerve

5.

adenectomy (ad-e-NEK-to-me)

e.

puncture of a joint

The root arthr/o means "joint." Use this root to write a word that has the same meaning as each of the following words:

6. Fusion of a joint

7. Incision of a joint

8. Plastic repair of a joint

9. Instrument for incising a joint arthrodesis

The root hepat/o means "liver." Use this root to write a word that has the same meaning as each of the following words:

10. Surgical repair of the liver _

11. Incision into the liver _

12. Excision of liver tissue _

13. Surgical fixation of the liver _

Build a word for each of the following definitions using the roots given:

14. Creation of an opening in the trachea (root trache/o) _

15. Incision into the stomach (root gastr/o) _

16. An instrument for cutting skin (root derm/o) _

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