staphyloplasty

World English Dictionary
staphyloplasty (ˈstæfɪləʊˌplæstɪ)
 
n
plastic surgery or surgical repair involving the soft palate or the uvula
 
[C19: from staphylo- + -plasty]
 
staphylo'plastic
 
adj

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Medical Dictionary

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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