[ het-er-uh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈhɛt ər əˌplæs ti /
noun, plural het·er·o·plas·ties.Surgery.
the repair of lesions with tissue from another individual or species.
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British Dictionary definitions for heteroplasty
/ (ˈhɛtərəʊˌplæstɪ) /
noun plural -ties
the surgical transplantation of tissue obtained from another person or animal
Derived forms of heteroplastyheteroplastic, adjective
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Medical definitions for heteroplasty
[ hĕt′ər-ə-plăs′tē ]
The surgical grafting of tissue obtained from one individual or species to another.
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