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herniorrhaphy

[ hur-nee-awr-uh-fee, -or- ]
/ ˌhɜr niˈɔr ə fi, -ˈɒr- /
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noun, plural her·ni·or·rha·phies.Surgery.
correction of a hernia by a suturing procedure.
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Origin of herniorrhaphy

First recorded in 1915–20; hernio- + -rrhaphy

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British Dictionary definitions for herniorrhaphy

herniorrhaphy
/ (ˌhɜːnɪˈɒrəfɪ) /

noun plural -phies
surgical repair of a hernia by means of a suturing operation
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