staphylo-


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staphylo-

pref.
1. Cluster; resembling a cluster: staphylococcus.
2. The uvula: staphyloplasty.

[New Latin, from Greek staphulē, bunch of grapes.]

staphylo-

combining form
1. uvula: staphyloplasty.
2. resembling a bunch of grapes: staphylococcus.
[from Greek staphulē bunch of grapes, uvula]
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