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]
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osteorrhaphy

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