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autoplasty

[aw-tuh-plas-tee] /ˈɔ təˌplæs ti/
noun, plural autoplasties. Surgery
1.
the repair of defects with tissue from another part of the patient's body.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; auto-1 + -plasty
Related forms
autoplastic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for autoplasty

autoplasty

/ˈɔːtəˌplæstɪ/
noun
1.
surgical repair of defects by grafting or transplanting tissue from the patient's own body
Derived Forms
autoplastic, adjective
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autoplasty in Medicine

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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