the restoration of appearance and function following injury or disease, or the correction of congenital defects, using the techniques of plastic surgery.
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Related Words for reconstructive surgeryliposuction, face-lift, blepharoplasty, dermabrasion, dermatoplasty, eyelift, mammaplasty, mammoplasty, prosthetics, rhinoplasty, anaplasty
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