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The use of skin grafts in plastic surgery to correct defects or replace skin destroyed by injury or disease.
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(Surgery) any surgical operation on the skin, esp skin grafting
ˌdermatoˈplastic adj
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skin′ graft`ing

the surgical process of transplanting skin to a wound or burn in order to form new skin.
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any form of plastic surgery of the skin, as skin grafts.
See also: Skin, Surgery
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n. dermatoplastia, cirugía plástica de trasplante de piel para cubrir defectos de la misma.
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Free dermatoplasty combined with vacuum sealing drainage for the treatment of large-area soft tissue defects accompanied by bone exposure in the lower leg.