herniorrhaphy

herniorrhaphy

[hur-nee-awr-uh-fee, -or-]
noun, plural herniorrhaphies. Surgery.
correction of a hernia by a suturing procedure.

Origin:
1915–20; hernio- + -rrhaphy

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herniorrhaphy (ˌhɜːnɪˈɒrəfɪ)
 
n , pl -phies
surgical repair of a hernia by means of a suturing operation

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herniorrhaphy her·ni·or·rha·phy (hûr'nē-ôr'ə-fē)
n.
Surgical correction of a hernia by suturing.

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