palatorrhaphy


Also found in: Dictionary.

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]

palatorrhaphy

/pal·a·tor·rha·phy/ (pal″ah-tor´ah-fe) surgical correction of a cleft palate.

palatorrhaphy

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

palatorrhaphy

[pal′ətôr′əfē]
the surgical repair of a cleft palate.

palatorrhaphy

(1) Palatoplasty, see there.  
(2) Surgical repair of a cleft palate.

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]

pal·a·tor·rha·phy

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

palatorrhaphy (pal´ətôr´əfē),

n the surgical closure of a cleft palate using suturing.

palatorrhaphy

surgical correction of a cleft palate.