Herniorrhaphy

Herniorrhaphy: The surgical repair of a hernia. Herniorrhaphy may be done under local or general anesthesia using a conventional incision or a laparoscope. The term 'herniorrhaphy' comes from hernio-, referring to a hernia + the Greek rhaphe, a seam = putting a seam (or suture) in a hernia.
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herniorrhaphy

<surgery> The surgical repair of a hernia. This surgery can be done under local or general anaesthesia. May be performed using a conventional incision or using a fibreoptic laparoscope. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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herniorrhaphy

(hur″ne-or´ә-fe) surgical repair of hernia, sometimes used specifically to refer to simple apposition and suturing of the defect. See also hernioplasty.
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herniorrhaphy

herniorrhaphy 1. The surgical repair of an abnormal opening in the wall of a body cavity. 2. Sometimes used specifically to denote a simple apposition and suturing of the defect. 3. Any operation which includes suturing for the repair of a hernia.
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herniorrhaphy

Type: Term Pronunciation: her′nē-ōr′ă-fē Definitions: 1. Surgical repair of a hernia.
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