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uvulectomy

[yoo-vyuh-lek-tuh-mee] /ˌyu vyəˈlɛk tə mi/
noun, plural uvulectomies. Surgery
1.
excision of the uvula.
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uvulectomy in Medicine

uvulectomy u·vu·lec·to·my (yōō'vyə-lěk'tə-mē)
n.
Excision of the uvula. Also called staphylectomy.

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