- suture of a tendon.
Origin of tenorrhaphy
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- surgery the union of torn or divided tendons by means of sutures
C19: from teno- + Greek raphē a sewing or suture
- The surgical suture of the divided ends of a tendon.tendinosuture tenosuture
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