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staphyloplasty

/ˈstæfɪləʊˌplæstɪ/
noun
1.
plastic surgery or surgical repair involving the soft palate or the uvula
Derived Forms
staphyloplastic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from staphylo- + -plasty
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staphyloplasty in Medicine

staphyloplasty staph·y·lo·plas·ty (stāf'ə-lō-plās'tē)
n.
Plastic surgery of the uvula and the soft palate.

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