staphyloschisis

[ stăf′ə-lŏskĭ-sĭs ]

n.

A bifid uvula, with or without cleft of the soft palate.

Nearby words

  1. staphyloncus,
  2. staphylopharyngorrhaphy,
  3. staphyloplasty,
  4. staphyloptosis,
  5. staphylorrhaphy,
  6. staphylotomy,
  7. staphylotoxin,
  8. staple,
  9. staple gun,
  10. stapler


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