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staphyloplasty

 [staf´ĭ-lo-plas″te]
plastic repair of the soft palate and uvula. See also palatoplasty.
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pal·a·to·plas·ty

(pal'ă-tō-plas'tē),
Surgery of the palate to restore form and function.
[palato- + G. plassō, to form]
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staphyloplasty

(stăf′ə-lō-plăs′tē)
n. pl. staphyloplas·ties
Plastic surgery of the uvula and the soft palate.

staph′y·lo·plas′tic adj.
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pal·a·to·plas·ty

(pal'ă-tō-plas-tē)
Surgery of the palate to restore form and function.
Synonym(s): staphyloplasty, uranoplasty.
[palato- + G. plassō, to form]
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