reconstructive surgery


noun

the restoration of appearance and function following injury or disease, or the correction of congenital defects, using the techniques of plastic surgery.

Nearby words

  1. reconstruction acts,
  2. reconstructionism,
  3. reconstructionist,
  4. reconstructive,
  5. reconstructive mammaplasty,
  6. reconvene,
  7. reconvention,
  8. reconvert,
  9. reconvey,
  10. reconveyance

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Medicine definitions for reconstructive surgery

reconstructive surgery

n.

Plastic surgery.

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