tenorrhaphy

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tenorrhaphy

 [ten-or´ah-fe]
suture of a tendon.

te·nor·rha·phy

(te-nōr'ă-fē),
Suture of the divided ends of a tendon.
[teno- + G. rhaphē, suture]

tenorrhaphy

/te·nor·rha·phy/ (tĕ-nor´ah-fe) suture of a tendon.

tenorrhaphy

(tĕ-nôr′ə-fē)
n. pl. tenorrha·phies
The surgical uniting of divided tendons with sutures.

te·nor·rha·phy

(tĕ-nōr'ă-fē)
Suture of the divided ends of a tendon.
Synonym(s): tendinosuture, tenosuture.
[teno- + G. rhaphē, suture]

tenorrhaphy

surgical repair of a divided tendon

tenorrhaphy

suture of a tendon.

three-loop tenorrhaphy
a technique used for the repair of avulsion injuries of tendons, particularly the gastrocnemius tendon. It involves multiple throws of suture material through the tendon and the site of attachment. Its advantages are better closure of gaps with minimal distortion of tendon ends and disruption of blood flow.