autoplastic

autoplasty

[aw-tuh-plas-tee]
noun, plural autoplasties. Surgery.
the repair of defects with tissue from another part of the patient's body.

Origin:
1850–55; auto-1 + -plasty

autoplastic, adjective
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autoplasty (ˈɔːtəˌplæstɪ)
 
n
surgical repair of defects by grafting or transplanting tissue from the patient's own body
 
auto'plastic
 
adj

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autoplasty au·to·plas·ty (ô'tō-plās'tē)
n.
Surgical repair or reconstruction of a body part using tissue taken from another part of the body.


au'to·plas'tic adj.
au'to·plas'ti·cal·ly adv.
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