Uranoplasty
Uranoplasty U"ra*no*plas`ty, n. [See {Uraniscoplasty}.] (Surg.) The plastic operation for closing a fissure in the hard palate. [1913 Webster]

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  • uranoplasty — SYN: palatoplasty. * * * ura·no·plas·ty yu̇r ə nō .plas tē n, pl ties PALATOPLASTY * * * ura·no·plas·ty (uґrə no plas″te) palatoplasty. uranoplastic adj …   Medical dictionary

  • uranoplasty — noun surgical correction of a defect of the palate • Hypernyms: ↑operation, ↑surgery, ↑surgical operation, ↑surgical procedure, ↑surgical process …   Useful english dictionary

  • palatoplasty — Surgery of the palate to restore form and function. SYN: staphyloplasty, uraniscoplasty, uranoplasty, uvulopalatoplasty. [palato + G. plasso, to form] * * * pal·a·to·plas·ty pal ət ə .plas tē …   Medical dictionary

  • staphyloplasty — noun Plastic surgery to replace or repair the uvula and the soft palate. Syn: palatoplasty, uranoplasty …   Wiktionary

  • surgical operation — noun a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available he died while undergoing surgery • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • surgical procedure — noun a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available he died while undergoing surgery • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • surgical process — noun a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available he died while undergoing surgery • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • uran- — I. combining form or urano Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, from Greek ouran , ourano , from ouranos sky, heaven, roof of the mouth 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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