achillorrhaphy


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achillorrhaphy

 [ak″il-or´ah-fe]
suturing of the Achilles tendon.
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ach·il·lor·rha·phy

(ak'il-ōr'ă-fē)
Suture of the tendo calcaneus.
[Achilles (tendon) + G.rhaphē, a sewing]
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