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npl -plasties
1. (Medicine) a surgically created opening
2. (Medicine) a cosmetic surgery on the external ears


(ˈoʊ təˌplæs ti)
n., pl. -ties.
plastic surgery to reshape the external ear.


plastic surgery of the ear.
See also: Ear
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.otoplasty - reconstructive surgery of the auricle of the external ear
anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue


n. otoplastia, cirugía plástica del oído.
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There were also 419 male otoplasties - ear correction surgery - making it the second most common procedure.
In the present study, we performed otoplasties with this incisionless technique to investigate the difference on including scoring.
In the present study, we performed incisionless otoplasties with a modification, as described in the previous studies [19, 20].