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Medical Term:

palatorrhaphy

Pronunciation: pal'a-tor'a-fe

Definition: Suture of a cleft palate.

Synonym(s): staphylorrhaphy, uraniscorrhaphy, uranorrhaphy, velosynthesis

[palato- + G. rhaphe, suture]

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