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Medical Term:

staphylopharyngorrhaphy

Pronunciation: staf'i-lo-far'in-gor'a-fe

Definition: Surgical repair of defects in the uvula or soft palate and the pharynx.

Synonym(s): palatopharyngorrhaphy

[staphylo- + pharynx + G. rhaphe, suture]

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