repair of a cleft palate by means of staphyloplasty and suturing
staphylorrhaphy staph·y·lor·rha·phy (stāf’ə-lôr’ə-fē)
staphyloschisis staph·y·los·chi·sis (stāf’ə-lŏs’kĭ-sĭs) n. A bifid uvula, with or without cleft of the soft palate.
staphylotomy staph·y·lot·o·my (stāf’ə-lŏt’ə-mē) n. See uvulotomy. Surgical division of a staphyloma.
staphylotoxin staph·y·lo·tox·in (stāf’ə-lō-tŏk’sĭn) n. The toxin produced by a Staphylococcus species.
noun 1. a short piece of wire bent so as to bind together papers, sections of a book, or the like, by driving the ends through the sheets and clinching them on the other side. 2. a similar, often U -shaped piece of wire or metal with pointed ends for driving into a surface to […]