cheilorrhaphy

cheilorrhaphy

 [ki-lor´ah-fe]
suture of the lip; as in surgical repair of a congenital cleft lip.
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chei·lor·rha·phy

(kī-lōr'ă-fē),
Repair of the lip, most commonly used to refer to procedures for median, unilateral, or bilateral clefts.
[cheilo- + G. rhaphē, suture]
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cheilorrhaphy

or

chilorrhaphy

(kī-lôr′ə-fē)
n.
Suturing of the lip.
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chei·lor·rha·phy

, chilorrhaphy (kī-lōr'ă-fē)
Suturing of the lip.
[cheilo- + G. rhaphē, suture]
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chei·lor·rha·phy

, chilorrhaphy (kī-lōr'ă-fē)
Repair of the lip, most commonly used to refer to procedures for median, unilateral, or bilateral clefts.
[cheilo- + G. rhaphē, suture]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012