Staphyloraphy
Staphyloraphy Staph`y*lor"a*phy, Staphylorrhaphy Staph`y*lor"rha*phy (-l[o^]r"[.a]*f[y^]), 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} (st[a^]f`[i^]*l[-o]*r[a^]f"[i^]k), {Staph`y*lor*rhaph"ic} (-l[o^]r*r[a^]f"[i^]k), a. [1913 Webster]

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  • Staphyloraphic — Staphyloraphy Staph y*lor a*phy, Staphylorrhaphy Staph y*lor rha*phy ( l[o^]r [.a]*f[y^]), 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Staphylorrhaphic — Staphyloraphy Staph y*lor a*phy, Staphylorrhaphy Staph y*lor rha*phy ( l[o^]r [.a]*f[y^]), 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Staphylorrhaphy — Staphyloraphy Staph y*lor a*phy, Staphylorrhaphy Staph y*lor rha*phy ( l[o^]r [.a]*f[y^]), 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uraniscoraphy — U ra*nis*cor a*phy, Uraniscorrhaphy U ra*nis*cor rha*phy, n. [Gr. ? the top of a tent, the palate (fr. ? sky) + ? a seam.] (Surg.) Suture of the palate. See {Staphyloraphy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uraniscorrhaphy — Uraniscoraphy U ra*nis*cor a*phy, Uraniscorrhaphy U ra*nis*cor rha*phy, n. [Gr. ? the top of a tent, the palate (fr. ? sky) + ? a seam.] (Surg.) Suture of the palate. See {Staphyloraphy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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