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snoroplasty
 n.— «Another option involves injecting the palate with a chemical to harden the soft tissue. This is called a snoroplasty, derived from the Greek word plastos, meaning molded, and somewhat lamely from the English word snore, meaning snore.» —“20 Things You Didn’t Know About…Sleep” by Jason Stahl Discover July 7, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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