anaplasty


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anaplasty

(ˈænəˌplæstɪ)
n
(Surgery) surgery another name for plastic surgery

anaplasty

Obsolete, any restorative or plastic surgery.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anaplasty - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissueanaplasty - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
abdominoplasty, tummy tuck - cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach
autoplasty - surgical repair by using tissue from another part of the patient's own body
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
cosmetic surgery, face lift, facelift, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, face lifting, lift - plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift"
corneal graft, corneal transplant, keratoplasty - a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
lipectomy, selective lipectomy - plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue
mastopexy - plastic surgery to lift or reshape the breasts
neuroplasty - plastic surgery of the nerves
otoplasty - reconstructive surgery of the auricle of the external ear
phalloplasty - reconstructive surgery on the penis to repair congenital abnormality or injury
proctoplasty, rectoplasty - reconstructive surgery of the anus or rectum
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I explained a number of potential therapies, as follows: 1) anaplasty of the damaged area using an arthroscope (reducing physical stimuli by removing processus), 2) drilling or microfracture (methods of bone marrow stimulation, which arthroscopically resect the subchondral bone), 3) mosaicplasty (autologous transplantation of knee cartilage), 4) autologous cultured cartilage called JACC which is a medical product for regenerative medicine and 5) artificial joint replacement.