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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.
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autoplasty

(ˈɔːtəˌplæstɪ)
n
(Surgery) surgical repair of defects by grafting or transplanting tissue from the patient's own body
ˌautoˈplastic adj
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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, reconstructive surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
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au·to·plas·ty

n. autoplastia, cirugía plástica con el uso de un injerto que se obtiene de la misma persona que lo recibe.
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