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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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Formalin fixed arteries between the achilles tendon and subcutaneous tissue during tenorrhaphy in buffalo calves resulted in prevention of peritendinous adhesions [22].
Oral ibuprofen: Evaluation of its effect on peritendinous adhesions and the breaking strength of a tenorrhaphy.
Optimizing independent finger flexion with zone 5 flexor repairs using the Massachusetts general hospital flexor tenorrhaphy and early protected active motion.
During post-operative management after tenorrhaphy, primarily in the early stages of healing, limb immobilization is essential.
Achilles tenorrhaphy in five dogs: A modified surgical technique and evaluation of a cranial half cast.
Sharma, Comparative evaluation of suturing techniques following tenorrhaphy of superficial digital flexor tendon in calves: Clinical and fasciagraphic studies, Indian J Anim Sci, 67:100-02 (1997).
Tenorrhaphy was performed by three loop pulley technique sutures using Vicryl No.
Then bunnel mayer sutures were applied using polyglactin 910 sutures for Tenorrhaphy (Fig.