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petrosalpingostaphylinus

Pronunciation: pet'ro-sal-pin'go-staf'i-li'nus

Definition: Obsolete term for the levator veli palatini muscle.

[petrosa + G. salpinx, trumpet, + staphyle, uvula]

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