rhapho-, rhaph-, rhap-, -rhaph, -rhaphy, -orrhaphy, -rrhaphy

(Greek: suture, stitching, joining in a seam)

achillorrhaphy
Suture (joint in which the opposed surfaces are closely united or material used in closing a surgical wound with stitches) of the Achilles tendon.
angiorrhaphy
Suture of a vessel or vessels.
aortorrhaphy
autorrhaphy
Wound closure using strands of tissue cut from the margin of the wound.
blepharorrhaphy, tarsorrhaphy
A partial or complete suture of the eyelid margins performed to shorten the palpebral fissure or to protect the cornea.
canthorrhaphy
1. The surgical shortening of the palpebral fissure of the eyelids by suturing the canthus.
2. Suture of the eyelids at either canthus.
cecorrhaphy
celiorrhaphy
cheilorrhaphy
cholecystenterorrhaphy (s) (noun), cholecystenterorrhaphies (pl)
The suturing (surgical joining) of the gallbladder to the small intestine: "Dr. Ellis has performed over a hundred cholecystenterorrhaphies during his ten years as a surgeon."
colpohysterotomy
Incision into the uterus via the vagina.
colpoperineorrhaphy
Repair of a lacerated vagina and perineum.
colporrhaphy
cystorrhaphy
episioelytrorrhaphy
An operation in which the vulva and the vagina are narrowed to support a prolapsed uterus.