-otomy : Surgical Procedure Dictionary

-otomy suffix meaning "to make an incision or cut into": These procedures are done by making an incision into particular organ for releasing fluid,pus or pressure and used to treat infection, swelling or destroying unwanted membrane. Urogenital Amniotomy:  Surgical rupture of the fetal membranes to induce or expedite labor. Clitoridotomy:  An incision into the clitoris. Hysterotomy: An … Continue reading -otomy : Surgical Procedure Dictionary