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herniorrhaphy

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noun her·ni·or·rha·phy \ˌhər-nē-ˈȯr-ə-fē\

Medical Definition of herniorrhaphy

plural

herniorrhaphies

  1. :  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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