Definitions for uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
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palatopharyngoplasty, PPP, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, UPPP(noun)
surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea)
A surgical procedure used to remove tissue in the throat.
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty is a surgical procedure or sleep surgery used to remove tissue in the throat. It involves the removal of tissues which may or may not include: ⁕The uvula ⁕The soft palate. ⁕The tonsils ⁕The adenoids, and ⁕The pharynx.
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