cheilorrhaphy

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cheilorrhaphy

 [ki-lor´ah-fe]
suture of the lip; as in surgical repair of a congenital cleft lip.

chei·lor·rha·phy

(kī-lōr'ă-fē),
Repair of the lip, most commonly used to refer to procedures for median, unilateral, or bilateral clefts.
[cheilo- + G. rhaphē, suture]

cheilorrhaphy

/chei·lor·rha·phy/ (ki-lor´ah-fe) suture of the lip; surgical repair of harelip.

cheilorrhaphy

or

chilorrhaphy

(kī-lôr′ə-fē)
n.
Suturing of the lip.

cheilorrhaphy

[kīlôr′əfē]
Etymology: Gk, cheilos, lip, raphe, suture
a surgical procedure that sutures the lip, such as in the repair of a congenitally cleft lip or a lacerated lip.

chei·lor·rha·phy

, chilorrhaphy (kī-lōr'ă-fē)
Suturing of the lip.
[cheilo- + G. rhaphē, suture]

chei·lor·rha·phy

, chilorrhaphy (kī-lōr'ă-fē)
Repair of the lip, most commonly used to refer to procedures for median, unilateral, or bilateral clefts.
[cheilo- + G. rhaphē, suture]

cheilorrhaphy

suture of the lip; surgical repair of a harelip.