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 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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  • staphylorrhaphy — [staf΄ə lôr′ə fē] n. pl. staphylorrhaphies 〚/span> STAPHYLO + Gr rhaphē, a sewing, suture < rhaptein, to sew: see RHAPSODY〛 the operation of uniting a cleft palate by plastic surgery * * * staph·y·lor·rha·phy also …   Universalium

  • staphylorrhaphy — [staf΄ə lôr′ə fē] n. pl. staphylorrhaphies [< STAPHYLO + Gr rhaphē, a sewing, suture < rhaptein, to sew: see RHAPSODY] the operation of uniting a cleft palate by plastic surgery …   English World dictionary

  • staphylorrhaphy — SYN: palatorrhaphy. [staphylo + G. rhaphe, suture] * * * (palatorrhaphy, uraniscorrhaphy) n. surgical suture of a cleft palate. * * * staph·y·lor·rha·phy (staf″ə lorґə fe) palatorrhaphy …   Medical dictionary

  • staphylorrhaphy — palatorrhaphy; = uraniscorrhaphy; n. surgical suture of a cleft palate …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • staphylorrhaphy — /stæfəˈlɔrəfi/ (say stafuh lawruhfee) noun the uniting of a cleft palate by plastic surgery. {staphylo + rrhaphy (from Greek rhaphia, from rhaphē suture) …   Australian English dictionary

  • staphylorrhaphy — staphylorrhˈaphy noun (Gr rhaphē stitching) the operation of uniting a cleft palate • • • Main Entry: ↑staphylo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Стафилорафия (Staphylorrhaphy), Палаторафия (Palatorrhaphy), Уранорафия (Uraniscorrhaphy) — хирургическая операция, заключающаяся в ушивании расщелины неба. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • uraniscorrhaphy — staphylorrhaphy …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • palatorrhaphy — Suture of a cleft palate. SYN: staphylorrhaphy, uraniscorrhaphy, uranorrhaphy, velosynthesis. [palato + G. rhaphe, suture] * * * n. see staphylorrhaphy * …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

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