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uvulectomy

[ yoo-vyuh-lek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌyu vyəˈlɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural u·vu·lec·to·mies.Surgery.

excision of the uvula.

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Medical definitions for uvulectomy

uvulectomy
[ yōō′vyə-lĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of the uvula.staphylectomy
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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