palatorrhaphy


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palatorrhaphy

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

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

(păl′ə-tôr′ə-fē)
n.
Suture of a cleft palate.
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palatorrhaphy

(1) Palatoplasty, see there.  
(2) Surgical repair of a cleft palate.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pal·a·tor·rha·phy

(pal'ă-tōr'ă-fē)
Suture of a cleft palate.
[palato- + G. rhaphē, suture]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012