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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.
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Adj.1.autoplastic - of or relating to or involved in autoplasty
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a. autoplástico-a, rel. a la autoplastia.
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