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uvulotomy (s) (noun), uvulotomies (pl)
A cutting or clipping medical operation of the dangling muscle in the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities: When a doctor proceeds with a uvulotomy, he or she is making a surgical resection of the appendage that hangs down from the upper part at the back of the mouth.
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