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  1. 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 uvulopalatopharyngoplasty. Its CPT 2009 code is "42140, Uvulectomy".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uvulotomy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uvulotomy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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