osteorrhaphy

os·te·or·rha·phy

(os'tē-ōr'ă-fē),
Wiring together the fragments of a broken bone.
Synonym(s): osteosuture
[osteo- + G. rhaphē, suture]

osteorrhaphy

/os·te·or·rha·phy/ (os″te-or´ah-fe) fixation of fragments of bone with sutures or wires.

osteorrhaphy

(ŏs′tē-ôr′ə-fē)
n.
The surgical suturing or joining of fragments of broken bone, usually by wiring them together.

osteorrhaphy

os·te·or·rha·phy

(os'tē-ōr'ă-fē)
Wiring together the fragments of a broken bone.
Synonym(s): osteosuture.
[osteo- + G. rhaphē, suture]

osteorrhaphy

fixation of fragments of bone with sutures or wires; called also osteosuture.
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