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Molding or forming surgically; plastic surgery: dermatoplasty.
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n combining form
(Surgery) indicating plastic surgery involving a bodily part, tissue, or a specified process: rhinoplasty; neoplasty.
[from Greek -plastia; see -plast]
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a combining form meaning “surgical repair,” “plastic surgery”: angioplasty; rhinoplasty.
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