Staphyloplasty

Staph"y*lo*plas`ty

(stf"*l*pls`t), n. [Gr. a bunch of grapes, also, the uvula when swollen at the lower end + -plasty.] (Surg.) The operation for restoring or replacing the soft palate when it has been lost. Dunglison. -- Staph`y*lo*plas"tic (-l*pls"tk), a.
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Staph`y*lor"a*phy

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Staph`y*lor"rha*phy

} (-lr"*f), n. [Gr. stafylh` the uvula when swollen + "ra`ptein to sew: cf. F. staphylorraphie.] (Surg.) The operation of uniting a cleft palate, consisting in paring and bringing together the edges of the cleft. -- Staph`y*lo*raph"ic (stf`*l*rf"k), Staph`y*lor*rhaph"ic (-lr*rf"k), a.
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