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Simple names for surgical operations

daughter-of-sevenless:

-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.

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micdotcom:

Doctors bow to 11-year-old boy for selfless final gesture 

He was able to do more for the world in his 11 years than most of us could accomplish in 100.
The boy on the gurney in that powerful photo is 11-year-old Liang Yaoyi, and according to a QQ news story translated by chinaSMACK, he decided to donate his kidneys and liver after suffering from an eventually fatal brain tumor.
The operation was performed in June, and doctors bowed to Yaoyi and his mother three times in recognition of his sacrifice.
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micdotcom:

Doctors bow to 11-year-old boy for selfless final gesture 

He was able to do more for the world in his 11 years than most of us could accomplish in 100.

The boy on the gurney in that powerful photo is 11-year-old Liang Yaoyi, and according to a QQ news story translated by chinaSMACK, he decided to donate his kidneys and liver after suffering from an eventually fatal brain tumor.

The operation was performed in June, and doctors bowed to Yaoyi and his mother three times in recognition of his sacrifice.

Read more | Follow micdotcom

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asapscience:

A little shout out to the shy guys out there! It’s sometimes tough to be shy in contemporary society, especially when those who openly express themselves are seen as more competent/confident than those who are a bit more, well, inward. We say “[insert your favourite swear word here] that!” Amount of time spent socializing does not a smart person make. And, frankly, if we trust anyone’s comments, they’re Stephen Hawking’s, right? 
Want to learn more about the concept of introversion and extroversion? We like this article from io9.Photo via Huffington Post

asapscience:

A little shout out to the shy guys out there!

It’s sometimes tough to be shy in contemporary society, especially when those who openly express themselves are seen as more competent/confident than those who are a bit more, well, inward. We say “[insert your favourite swear word here] that!” Amount of time spent socializing does not a smart person make. And, frankly, if we trust anyone’s comments, they’re Stephen Hawking’s, right? 

Want to learn more about the concept of introversion and extroversion? We like this article from io9.

Photo via Huffington Post