tenor-rhaphy

tenorrhaphy

[tuh-nawr-uh-fee, -nor-]
noun, plural tenorrhaphies. Surgery.
suture of a tendon.

Origin:
1885–90; teno- + -rrhaphy

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tenorrhaphy (tɪˈnɒrəfɪ)
 
n , pl -phies
surgery the union of torn or divided tendons by means of sutures
 
[C19: from teno- + Greek raphē a sewing or suture]

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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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