staphylectomy

noun
staph·​y·​lec·​to·​my | \ ˌstaf-i-ˈlek-tə-mē How to pronounce staphylectomy (audio) \
plural staphylectomies

Medical Definition of staphylectomy

: surgical excision of the uvula

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“Staphylectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/staphylectomy. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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