anaplasty

[an-uh-plas-tee]

noun, plural an·a·plas·ties.

Surgery. reconstruction or restoration, especially by plastic surgery, of a lost or injured part.

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Origin of anaplasty

1875–80; < Greek anáplast(os) (see anaplastic) + -y3; cf. -plasty
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British Dictionary definitions for anaplasty

anaplasty

noun

surgery another name for plastic surgery
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