osteoplasty

[ os-tee-uh-plas-tee ]

nounSurgery.
  1. plastic surgery on a bone to repair a defect or loss.

Origin of osteoplasty

1
First recorded in 1860–65; osteo- + -plasty

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British Dictionary definitions for osteoplasty

osteoplasty

/ (ˈɒstɪəˌplæstɪ) /


nounplural -ties
  1. the branch of surgery concerned with bone repair or bone grafting

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