tenorrhaphy[tə nôr′ə fē]
tenorrhaphy definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. tenorrhaphies
Surgery the joining of a divided tendon by sutures
Origin: teno- plush Classical Greek rrhaphia, a suturing ; from rhaphē, seam
tenorrhaphy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. te·nor·rha·phies
The surgical uniting of divided tendons with sutures.
Origin: teno- + Greek rhaphē, suture (from rhaptein, to sew; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots) + -y2.
tenorrhaphy - Medical Definition
The surgical suture of the divided ends of a tendon. Also called tendinosuture, tenosuture.