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-rrhaphy

The diagraph rh occurring at the beginning of a syllable in a word of Greek origin is ordinarily changed to rrh when a prefix or other lexical element is placed before it, as in this terminal form, from rhaphē.
Surgical suturing.
[G. rhaphē, suture]
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-rrhaphy

suff.
Surgical suture.
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-rrhaphy

Suffix meaning surgical suturing.
[G. rhaphē, suture]
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