Uvulotomy

A uvulotomy or staphylotomy is any cutting operation performed on the uvula. The procedure was performed in European medieval medicine. The Norwegian Eiríkr Hákonarson bled to death following such an operation. Uvulotomy is employed in folk medicine in Tigray. In the 19th century uvulotomy came to be used as a treatment for snoring. See uvulopal...
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uvulotomy

(u″vu-lot´ә-me) the cutting off of the uvula or a part of it.
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uvulotomy

<procedure> Any cutting operation on the uvula. ... Origin: uvulo-+ G. Tome, a cutting ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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uvulotomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: yū-vyū-lot′ŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Any cutting operation on the uvula.
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uvulotomy

uvulatomy, uvulotomy Any cutting operation on the uvula.
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