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herniorrhaphy

[hur-nee-awr-uh-fee, -or-] /ˌhɜr niˈɔr ə fi, -ˈɒr-/
noun, plural herniorrhaphies. Surgery
1.
correction of a hernia by a suturing procedure.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; hernio- + -rrhaphy
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herniorrhaphy

/ˌhɜːnɪˈɒrəfɪ/
noun (pl) -phies
1.
surgical repair of a hernia by means of a suturing operation
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herniorrhaphy in Medicine

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

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