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noun, plural tenorrhaphies. Surgery.
suture of a tendon.
noun (pl) -phies
(surgery) the union of torn or divided tendons by means of sutures

tenorrhaphy te·nor·rha·phy (tě-nôr’ə-fē)
The surgical suture of the divided ends of a tendon. Also called tendinosuture, tenosuture.


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  • Tenostosis

    tenostosis ten·os·to·sis (těn’ŏ-stō’sĭs) n. The ossification of a tendon.

  • Tenosuspension

    tenosuspension ten·o·sus·pen·sion (těn’ō-sə-spěn’shən) n. The use of a tendon as a suspensory ligament.

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    tenosuture ten·o·su·ture (těn’ō-sōō’chər) n. See tenorrhaphy.

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