uranoplasty


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uranoplasty

(ˈjʊərənəʊˌplæstɪ)
n, pl -ties
(Surgery) a surgical operation to correct a defect of the palate or roof of the mouth
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Noun1.uranoplasty - surgical correction of a defect of the palate
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
References in periodicals archive ?
"Comparative evaluation of trauma of various methods of uranoplasty," Dentistry, No1, pp.78-80.
"Complex rehabilitation of patients with velopharyngeal failure and a violation of speech after uranoplasty," Synopsis, Doctoral dissertation, Yekaterinburg.