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Pronunciation: e-piz'e-o-per'i-ne-or'a-fe, e-pis'

Definition: Repair of an incised or a ruptured perineum and lacerated vulva or repair of a surgical incision of the vulva and perineum.

[episio- + G. perinaion, perineum, + rhaphe, a stitching]

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