hernioplasty

hernioplasty
her·nio·plas·ty 'hər-nē-ə-.plast-ē n, pl -ties HERNIORRHAPHY

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n.
the surgical operation to repair a hernia, in which the abnormal opening is sewn up and/or the weakness strengthened with suture material. The recommended techniques for repair include a layered suture repair (Shouldice operation) or the insertion of a mesh of polypropylene (Lichtenstein operation).

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her·nio·plas·ty (hurґne-o-plas″te) surgical repair of a hernia; sometimes used specifically to denote repair using a mesh patch or plug to reinforce the area of the defect. Cf. herniorrhaphy. hernioplastic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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