Trachelorrhaphy Tra`che*lor"rha*phy, n. [Gr. ? neck + ? to sew.] (Med.) The operation of sewing up a laceration of the neck of the uterus. [1913 Webster]

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  • trachelorrhaphy — Repair by suture of a laceration of the cervix uteri. SYN: Emmet operation. [trachelo + G. rhaphe, suture] * * * trach·e·lor·rha·phy .trak ə lȯr ə fē n, pl phies the operation of sewing up a laceration of the uterine cervix * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • trachelorrhaphy — trache·lor·rha·phy …   English syllables

  • trachelorrhaphy — ˌtrakəˈlȯrəfē, ˌtrāk noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary trachel + rraphy : the operation of sewing up a laceration of the uterine cervix …   Useful english dictionary

  • Operation — Although there are many meanings to the word operation , in medicine it refers to a surgical procedure. To put matters more formally, an operation is an act or series of acts performed upon the body with the hand alone or by means of an… …   Medical dictionary

  • Emmet operation — 1. a method of repairing a lacerated perineum. 2. trachelorrhaphy. 3. surgical creation of a vesicovaginal fistula to secure drainage of the bladder in cystitis …   Medical dictionary

  • τραχηλορραφία — η, Ν ιατρ. εγχείρηση για αποκατάσταση ρήξεων τού τραχήλου τής μήτρας οι οποίες προκλήθηκαν από τοκετό. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. trachelorrhaphy < τράχηλος + ρραφία (< ρραφος < ραφή)] …   Dictionary of Greek

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