Meaning of HERNIORRHAPHY in English


ˌhərnēˈȯrəfē noun

( -es )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hernio- + -rrhaphy

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

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