Colporrhaphy: Surgical repair of the vagina. The -rrhaphy part of the word comes from the Greek raphe meaning suture.
n. Repair of a rupture of the vagina by suturing the edges of the tear.
colporrhaphy /colÂ·porÂ·rhaÂ·phy/ (kol-porÂ´ah-fe) 1. suture of the vagina. 2. the operation of denuding and suturing the vaginal wall to narrow the vagina.
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Colporrhaphy is the surgical repair of a defect in the vaginal wall, including a cystocele (when the bladder protrudes into the vagina) and a rectocele (when the rectum ...
colÂ·porÂ·rhaÂ·phy definition Pronunciation: /kÃ¤l-ËˆpÈ¯r-É™-fÄ“/ Function: n pl -phies ; : surgical repair of the vaginal wall