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tenorrhaphy

[tuh-nawr-uh-fee, -nor-] /təˈnɔr ə fi, -ˈnɒr-/
noun, plural tenorrhaphies. Surgery
1.
suture of a tendon.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; teno- + -rrhaphy
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British Dictionary definitions for tenor rhaphy

tenorrhaphy

/tɪˈnɒrəfɪ/
noun (pl) -phies
1.
(surgery) the union of torn or divided tendons by means of sutures
Word Origin
C19: from teno- + Greek raphē a sewing or suture
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tenor rhaphy in Medicine

tenorrhaphy te·nor·rha·phy (tě-nôr'ə-fē)
n.
The surgical suture of the divided ends of a tendon. Also called tendinosuture, tenosuture.

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