alloplast

[ ălə-plăst′ ]

n.

A graft of an inert metal or plastic material.
An inert foreign body used for transplantation into tissues.

Nearby words

  1. allophane,
  2. allophone,
  3. allophonic,
  4. allophylian,
  5. alloplasm,
  6. alloplasty,
  7. alloploidy,
  8. allopolyploid,
  9. allopsychic,
  10. allopurinol


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