anaplasty

anaplasty

[an-uh-plas-tee]
noun, plural anaplasties.
Surgery. reconstruction or restoration, especially by plastic surgery, of a lost or injured part.

Origin:
1875–80; < Greek anáplast(os) (see anaplastic) + -y3; cf. -plasty

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anaplasty (ˈænəˌplæstɪ)
 
n
surgery another name for plastic surgery

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