cardiorrhaphy

noun

car·​di·​or·​rha·​phy ˌkärd-ē-ˈȯr-ə-fē How to pronounce cardiorrhaphy (audio)
plural cardiorrhaphies
: a surgical operation of suturing the heart muscle (as in the repair of a stab wound)

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“Cardiorrhaphy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cardiorrhaphy. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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