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autoplasty

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

Origin of autoplasty

First recorded in 1850–55; auto-1 + -plasty
Related formsau·to·plas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for autoplasty

autoplasty

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

autoplasty

tō-plăs′tē)
n.
  1. Surgical repair or reconstruction of a body part using tissue taken from another part of the body.
Related formsau′to•plastic adj.au′to•plasti•cal•ly adv.
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