[ hur-nee-awr-uh-fee, -or- ]
/ ˌhɜr niˈɔr ə fi, -ˈɒr- /
noun, plural her·ni·or·rha·phies. Surgery.
correction of a hernia by a suturing procedure.
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British Dictionary definitions for herniorrhaphy
/ (ˌhɜːnɪˈɒrəfɪ) /
noun plural -phies
surgical repair of a hernia by means of a suturing operation
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Medicine definitions for herniorrhaphy
[ hûr′nē-ôr′ə-fē ]
Surgical correction of a hernia by suturing.
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