/ (ˈstæfɪləʊˌplæstɪ) /
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plastic surgery or surgical repair involving the soft palate or the uvula
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Derived forms of staphyloplastystaphyloplastic, adjective
Word Origin for staphyloplasty
C19: from staphylo- + -plasty
Words nearby staphyloplasty
stapes, staph, staphylinid, staphylo-, staphylococcus, staphyloplasty, staphylorrhaphy, staple, staple gun, stapler, stapling
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