Definition of Hymenorrhaphy

1. Noun. (medicine) Reconstructive surgery in which a woman's hymen is restored to the unbroken condition ordinarily characteristic of virginity. ¹

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Medical Definition of Hymenorrhaphy

1. An obsolete term for suture of the hymen in order to close the vagina. Origin: G. Hymen, membrane, + raphe, a suture (05 Mar 2000)

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