staphylorrhaphy[staf′ə lôr′ə fē]
Origin: from staphylo- plush Glassical Greek rhaphē, a sewing, suture from rhaptein, to sew: see rhapsody
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also staph·y·lor·a·phynoun pl. staph·y·lor·rha·phies also staph·y·lor·a·phies
Origin: staphylo- + Greek rhaphē, suture (from rhaptein, to sew; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots).
staphylorrhaphy - Medical Definition