Friday, October 11, 2013

Friday Medical Terminology Word Hepatocentesis

Hepatocentesis

Hepat/ - Root

O - CV

- centesis - Suffix

Hepat/ - Liver

- centesis - Surgical Puncture

Hepatocentesis - Surgical puncture of the liver

* fact of the day

Hepatocentesis - Use to remove fluid or air from the space around the liver.