staphylotomy


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staphylotomy

 [staf″ĭ-lot´ah-me]
2. excision of a staphyloma.
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staphylotomy

(stăf′ə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
1. See uvulotomy.
2. Surgical division of a staphyloma.
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