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-rrhaphy

1.
a combining form meaning “suture,” used in the formation of compound words:
herniorrhaphy.
Also, -rhaphy.
Origin
< Greek -rrhaphia; combining form akin to rháptein to stitch, sew
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rrhaphy in Medicine

-rrhaphy suff.
Surgical suture: aneurysmorrhaphy.

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