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Medical Term:

palatoplasty

Pronunciation: pal'a-to-plas'te

Definition: Surgery of the palate to restore form and function.

Synonym(s): staphyloplasty, uraniscoplasty, uranoplasty, uvulopalatoplasty

[palato- + G. plasso, to form]

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