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tenorrhaphy

[ tuh-nawr-uh-fee, -nor- ]

noun

, Surgery.
, plural te·nor·rha·phies.
  1. suture of a tendon.


tenorrhaphy

/ tɪˈnɒrəfɪ /

noun

  1. surgery the union of torn or divided tendons by means of sutures


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tenorrhaphy1

First recorded in 1885–90; teno- + -rrhaphy

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Word History and Origins

Origin of tenorrhaphy1

C19: from teno- + Greek raphē a sewing or suture

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