staphyloplasty

Derived Formsstaphyloplastic, adjective

Word Origin for staphyloplasty

C19: from staphylo- + -plasty
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staphyloplasty in Medicine

staphyloplasty

[stăfə-lō-plăs′tē]
n.
  1. Plastic surgery of the uvula and the soft palate.
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