staphyloplasty

/ (ˈstæfɪləʊˌplæstɪ) /

noun

plastic surgery or surgical repair involving the soft palate or the uvula

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Derived forms of staphyloplasty

staphyloplastic, adjective

Word Origin for staphyloplasty

C19: from staphylo- + -plasty
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Medical definitions for staphyloplasty

staphyloplasty
[ stăfə-lō-plăs′tē ]

n.

Plastic surgery of the uvula and the soft palate.
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