Definitions for uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

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  1. 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)

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  1. uvulopalatopharyngoplasty(Noun)

    A surgical procedure used to remove tissue in the throat.

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  1. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

    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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  • uvulopalatofaryngoplastikaCzech
  • uvulopalatopharyngoplastiaFinnish

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