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episioperineorrhaphy e·pis·i·o·per·i·ne·or·rha·phy (ĭ-pĭz’ē-ō-pěr’ə-nē-ôr’ə-fē, ĭ-pē’zē-)
Suture of the perineum and vulva.


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