staphylorrhaphy


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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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staphylorrhaphy

(stăf′ə-lôr′ə-fē)

staphylorrhaphy

also

staphyloraphy

(stăf′ə-lôr′ə-fē)
n. pl. staphylorrha·phies
Repair of a cleft palate by plastic surgery.
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staphylorrhaphy

An older term for surgical repair of a cleft palate; i.e., palatoplasty.
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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]
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