[ aw-tuh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈɔ təˌplæs ti /
noun, plural au·to·plas·ties. Surgery.
the repair of defects with tissue from another part of the patient's body.
Related formsau·to·plas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for autoplasty
/ (ˈɔːtəˌplæstɪ) /
surgical repair of defects by grafting or transplanting tissue from the patient's own body
Derived Formsautoplastic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for autoplasty
[ ô′tō-plăs′tē ]
Surgical repair or reconstruction of a body part using tissue taken from another part of the body.
Related formsau′to•plas′tic adj.au′to•plas′ti•cal•ly adv.
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