alloplasty

[al-uh-plas-tee]
noun, plural al·lo·plas·ties. Surgery.
  1. implantation of a synthetic material to replace a diseased or damaged body tissue or organ.

Origin of alloplasty

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alloplasty in Medicine

alloplasty

[ălə-plăs′tē]
n.
  1. The repair of defects by allotransplantation.
  2. A surgical operation in which a synthetic material, such as stainless steel, replaces a body part or tissue.
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