staphylopharyngorrhaphy

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staphylopharyngorrhaphy staph·y·lo·phar·yn·gor·rha·phy (stāf'ə-lō-fār'ĭng-gôr'ə-fē)
n.
Surgical repair of defects in the uvula or soft palate and the pharynx. Also called palatopharyngorrhaphy.

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