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achillorrhaphy (s) (noun) (no pl)
Suture (a stitch in which the opposed surfaces are closely united, or material used in closing a surgical wound with stitches) of the Achilles tendon: Dr. Mathews told Ned that an achillorrhaphy was made to connect the tissues after the operation on his tendo calcaneus, and it would take some time to heal. In the meantime, he was to use crutches to walk and not to put any weight on that foot at all!
This entry is located in the following units: achillo-, achill-, Achilles (page 1) rhapho-, rhaph-, rhap-, -rhaph, -rhaphy, -orrhaphy, -rrhaphy (page 1)