[ tuh-nawr-uh-fee, -nor- ]
/ təˈnɔr ə fi, -ˈnɒr- /
noun, plural te·nor·rha·phies.Surgery.
suture of a tendon.
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British Dictionary definitions for tenorrhaphy
/ (tɪˈnɒrəfɪ) /
noun plural -phies
surgery the union of torn or divided tendons by means of sutures
Word Origin for tenorrhaphy
C19: from teno- + Greek raphē a sewing or suture
Medical definitions for tenorrhaphy
[ tĕ-nôr′ə-fē ]
The surgical suture of the divided ends of a tendon.tendinosuture tenosuture
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