repair

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branch of medicine that deals with the surgical repair of injuries and wounds arising from accidents accident surgery , traumatology
repair and improve ameliorate , amend
operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery angioplasty
minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint; the surgeon examines the joint with an arthroscope while making repairs through a small incision arthroscopy
surgical repair by using tissue from another part of the patient's own body autoplasty
hurried repair band aid , quick fix , quickie , quicky
request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair) callback , recall
take away parts to repair another piece of equipment cannibalize
waterproof sealant and filler that is used in building and repair to make watertight caulk , caulking
raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair cheloid , keloid
room that is virtually free of dust or bacteria; used in laboratory work and in assembly or repair of precision equipment clean room , white room
holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes cobbler's last , last , shoemaker's last
repair malfunction, search for and debug
device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth dental appliance
using a piece of donated corneal tissue to repair the eye of someone who has had a cataract removed epikeratophakia
house or other dwelling in need of repair (usually offered for sale at a low price) fixer-upper
repair and rebuild furbish , reconstitute , reconstruct , refurbish , renovate
building to house or repair cars garage
repair shop where cars and trucks are serviced and repaired garage , service department
essential amino acid found in proteins that is important for the growth and repair of tissue histidine
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