noun, plural het·er·o·plas·ties. Surgery.
the repair of lesions with tissue from another individual or species.
- heteroplastic graft,
Origin of heteroplasty
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Virchow49 had always maintained the possibility of regarding tuberculosis as a heteroplastic or metastatic scrofula.
noun plural -ties
the surgical transplantation of tissue obtained from another person or animal
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Relating to or manifesting heteroplasia.
Relating to tissue transplantation from one species to another.
The surgical grafting of tissue obtained from one individual or species to another.
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