spare-part surgery

spare-part surgery

n
(Surgery) surgical replacement of defective or damaged organs by transplant or insertion of artificial devices
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spare-part surgery

[ˌspɛəpɑːtˈsɜːdʒərɪ] Ncirugía f de trasplantes
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Spare-part surgery for the old is crippling the NHS to a point not envisaged in 1948, while baby clinics close in North Wales.
But this is still wide-ranging, including bone, cartilage, fat and muscle, and offers immense potential for spare-part surgery without the risk of raising ethical objections.
What we are now talking about is breeding animals for spare-part surgery.