[ al-uh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈæl əˌplæs ti /
noun, plural al·lo·plas·ties.Surgery.
implantation of a synthetic material to replace a diseased or damaged body tissue or organ.
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Words nearby alloplasty
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Medical definitions for alloplasty
[ ăl′ə-plăs′tē ]
The repair of defects by allotransplantation.
A surgical operation in which a synthetic material, such as stainless steel, replaces a body part or tissue.
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