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n. pl. te·nor·rha·phies
The surgical uniting of divided tendons with sutures.

[teno- + Greek rhaphē, suture (from rhaptein, to sew; see wer- in Indo-European roots) + -y.]


n, pl -phies
(Surgery) 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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