thoracoplasty

[thawr-uh-koh-plas-tee, thohr-]
noun, plural thoracoplasties. Surgery.
the operation removing selected portions of the ribs to collapse part of the underlying lung or an abnormal pleural space, usually in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Origin:
1885–90; thoraco- + -plasty

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thoracoplasty (ˈθɔːrəkəʊˌplæstɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  plastic surgery of the thorax
2.  surgical removal of several ribs or a part of them to permit the collapse of a diseased lung, used in cases of pulmonary tuberculosis and bronchiectasis

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thoracoplasty tho·ra·co·plas·ty (thôr'ə-kō-plās'tē)
n.

  1. Reparative or plastic surgery performed on the thorax.

  2. Conventional thoracoplasty.

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Following thoracoplasty the rating will be for removal of ribs combined with the rating for collapsed lung.
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