autoplasty


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au·to·plas·ty

 (ô′tō-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgical repair or reconstruction of a body part using tissue taken from another part of the body.

au′to·plas′tic adj.
au′to·plas′ti·cal·ly adv.

autoplasty

(ˈɔːtəˌplæstɪ)
n
(Surgery) surgical repair of defects by grafting or transplanting tissue from the patient's own body
ˌautoˈplastic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autoplasty - tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person; "skin from his thigh replaced the burned skin on his arms"
graft, transplant - (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
2.autoplasty - surgical repair by using tissue from another part of the patient's own body
anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
Translations

au·to·plas·ty

n. autoplastia, cirugía plástica con el uso de un injerto que se obtiene de la misma persona que lo recibe.
References in periodicals archive ?
In this context, the guided goal-oriented movement, motivated by the desire to improve functionality of the whole body, but also by trends towards autoplasty, improvement of external traits, self-image, posture and attitude in motion, can be considered a real "natural medicine".
Material and Method: In total, 108 patients who underwent autoplasty at our clinic between October 2010 and October 2015 were retrospectively evaluated.
It has been developed and widely applying different techniques of free-bony autoplasty, microsurgical transplantation of tissues, methods of compressive-destructive osteosynthesis by Ilizarov (Karlov, Xlusov, Chaykina, Drujinina, 2007; Ozkan, Ozgentas, Safak, Dogan, 2006; Rath, 2006).