herniorrhaphy


her·ni·or·rha·phy

noun \ˌhər-nē-ˈr-ə-fē\
plural her·ni·or·rha·phies

Definition of HERNIORRHAPHY

: an operation for hernia that involves opening the hernial sac, returning the contents to their normal place, obliterating the hernial sac, and closing the opening with strong sutures

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