staphylectomy

u·vu·lec·to·my

(yū'vyū-lek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of the uvula.
Synonym(s): staphylectomy
[uvula + G. ektomē, excision]
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staphylectomy

(stăf′ə-lĕk′tə-mē)
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u·vu·lec·to·my

(ū'vyū-lek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the uvula.
Synonym(s): staphylectomy.
[uvula + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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