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osteoplasty

[os-tee-uh-plas-tee]
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noun Surgery.
  1. plastic surgery on a bone to repair a defect or loss.
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Origin of osteoplasty

First recorded in 1860–65; osteo- + -plasty
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British Dictionary definitions for osteoplasty

osteoplasty

noun plural -ties
  1. the branch of surgery concerned with bone repair or bone grafting
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osteoplasty in Medicine

osteoplasty

(ŏstē-ə-plăs′tē)
n.
  1. Surgical repair or alteration of bone.bone grafting
  2. In dentistry, surgical resection of bony structures to form or correct the contour of the gums.
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