- plastic surgery on a bone to repair a defect or loss.
Origin of osteoplasty
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- the branch of surgery concerned with bone repair or bone grafting
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- Surgical repair or alteration of bone.bone grafting
- In dentistry, surgical resection of bony structures to form or correct the contour of the gums.
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