Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In surgery, amputation of the uvula.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Surg.) The operation of removing a staphyloma by cutting.

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  • noun surgery The removal of a staphyloma.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek the uvula when swollen + to cut.

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