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zooplasty

[ zoh-uh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈzoʊ əˌplæs ti /
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noun Surgery.

the transplantation of living tissue to the human body from an animal of another species.

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Also called zoografting.

Origin of zooplasty

OTHER WORDS FROM zooplasty

zo·o·plas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zooplasty

zooplasty
/ (ˈzəʊəˌplæstɪ) /

noun

the surgical transplantation to man of animal tissues

Derived forms of zooplasty

zooplastic, adjective
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Medical definitions for zooplasty

zooplasty
[ zōə-plăs′tē ]

n.

Surgical transfer of tissue from an animal to a human.zoografting
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