ciono-, cion-, kiono-, kio- +

(Greek: uvula; the small piece of soft tissue that can be seen dangling down from the soft palate over the back of the tongue)

Go to the uvul- unit of word families for a more extensive list of uvula words.

cionectomy, kionectomy
The surgical removal of all or part of the uvula.
cionitis, kionitis
Inflammation of the uvula; staphylitis.
cionoptosis, kionoptosis
Elongation or relaxation of the palate.
cionorrhaphy, kionorrhaphy
Surgical repair of the uvula; especially, a congenitally bifid uvula.