staphylectomy

noun

staph·​y·​lec·​to·​my ˌstaf-i-ˈlek-tə-mē How to pronounce staphylectomy (audio)
plural staphylectomies
: 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 21 Apr. 2024.

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