tenorrhaphy[tə nôr′ə fē]
Surgery the joining of a divided tendon by sutures
Origin of tenorrhaphyteno- + Classical Greek rrhaphia, a suturing ; from rhaphē, seam
The surgical uniting of divided tendons with sutures.
Origin of tenorrhaphyteno– + Greek rhaphē, suture (from rhaptein, to sew; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots) + –y2.