Stomatoplasty
Stomatoplasty Stom"a*to*plas`ty, n. [Gr. ?, ?, mouth + -plasty.] Plastic surgery of the mouth. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Stomatoplasty — is plastic surgery in the mouth. The name is derived from the ancient Greek word stoma (mouth) …   Wikipedia

  • stomatoplasty — stomatoplastic, adj. /stoh mat euh plas tee, stoh meuh teuh /, n. plastic surgery of the mouth or the cervix. [1855 60; STOMATO + PLASTY] * * * …   Universalium

  • stomatoplasty — Old term for corrective operation of the mouth. [stomato + G. plastos, formed] * * * sto·ma·to·plas·ty (stoґmə to plas″te) [stomato + plasty] plastic repair of defects of or reconstruction of the mouth. stomatoplastic adj …   Medical dictionary

  • stomatoplasty — /ˈstoʊmətəplæsti/ (say stohmuhtuhplastee), /ˈstɒm / (say stom ) noun (plural stomatoplasties) plastic surgery of the mouth. –stomatoplastic, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • stomatoplasty — stomatoplastic, adj. /stoh mat euh plas tee, stoh meuh teuh /, n. plastic surgery of the mouth or the cervix. [1855 60; STOMATO + PLASTY] * * * stomˈatoplasty noun Plastic surgery of the mouth • • • Main Entry: ↑stoma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Surgery — This article is about the medical specialty. For other uses, see Surgery (disambiguation). A cardiothoracic surgeon performs a mitral valve replacement at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. Surgery (from the Greek …   Wikipedia

  • Cheiloplasty — or lip reduction (from Greek χείλος [kheilos] lip ) is the technical term for surgery of the lip. It includes lip reduction, the process of surgically reducing the size of the lip or lips in order to reduce the appearance of abnormally large or… …   Wikipedia

  • Midline glossectomy — A midline glossectomy is a surgical reduction of the size of the base of the tongue (posterior tongue). It sometimes is used to treat sleep apnea. See also Tongue splitting Ankyloglossia …   Wikipedia

  • stomato- — a combining form meaning mouth, used in the formation of compound words: stomatoplasty. Also, esp. before a vowel, stomat . Cf. stome, stomous, stomy. [ < Gk stomat , s. of stóma; see STOMA] * * * …   Universalium

  • stomato- — a word element referring to the mouth, as in stomatoplasty. Also, (before vowels), stomat . {Greek, combining form of stoma mouth} …   Australian English dictionary

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