staphylorrhaphy


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palatorrhaphy

 [pal″ah-tor´ah-fe]
surgical correction of a cleft palate; see also palatoplasty.

pal·a·tor·rha·phy

(pal'ă-tōr'ă-fē),
Suture of a cleft palate.
[palato- + G. rhaphē, suture]

staphylorrhaphy

/staph·y·lor·rha·phy/ (staf″ĭ-lor´ah-fe) palatorrhaphy.

staphylorrhaphy

(stăf′ə-lôr′ə-fē)

staphylorrhaphy

also

staphyloraphy

(stăf′ə-lôr′ə-fē)
n. pl. staphylorrha·phies
Repair of a cleft palate by plastic surgery.

staphylorrhaphy

An older term for surgical repair of a cleft palate; i.e., palatoplasty.

pal·a·tor·rha·phy

(pal'ă-tōr'ă-fē)
The surgical repair of a cleft palate.
Synonym(s): staphylorrhaphy, uranorrhaphy.
[palato- + G. rhaphē, suture]

staphylorrhaphy

surgical correction of a midline cleft in the soft palate.