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osteoplasty

[ os-tee-uh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈɒs ti əˌplæs ti /
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noun Surgery.
plastic surgery on a bone to repair a defect or loss.
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Origin of osteoplasty

First recorded in 1860–65; osteo- + -plasty
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British Dictionary definitions for osteoplasty

osteoplasty
/ (ˈɒstɪəˌplæstɪ) /

noun plural -ties
the branch of surgery concerned with bone repair or bone grafting
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Medical definitions for osteoplasty

osteoplasty
[ ŏstē-ə-plăs′tē ]

n.
Surgical repair or alteration of bone.bone grafting
In dentistry, surgical resection of bony structures to form or correct the contour of the gums.
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