-tomy: The surgeon cut something.
-ectomy: The surgeon cut something out.
-ostomy: The surgeon cut something to make a mouth. If one organ is named, the mouth opened to the outside of the patient. If two organs are named, the mouth connected two organs.
-plasty: The surgeon changed the shape of an organ.
-pexy: The surgeon moved the organ to the right place.
-rraphy: The surgeon sewed something up.
-desis: The surgeon made two things stick to one another.
(Source: pathguy.com, via veterinaryrambles)
My snake, stetched out alongside the wall so he can size up the door to eat it.
But no, seriously— snakes look so weird when they’re stretched out.
I’m going to be harpooned for this, but this snake is obese.
Boy did you call it! Yeesh!