staphyloplasty


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staph·y·lo·plas·ty

 (stăf′ə-lō-plăs′tē)
n. pl. staph·y·lo·plas·ties
Plastic surgery of the uvula and the soft palate.

staph′y·lo·plas′tic adj.
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staphyloplasty

(ˈstæfɪləʊˌplæstɪ)
n
(Surgery) plastic surgery or surgical repair involving the soft palate or the uvula
[C19: from staphylo- + -plasty]
ˌstaphyloˈplastic adj
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