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autoplasty


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Autoplasty  \Au"to*plas`ty\,  n.  [Auto-  +  -plasty.]  (Surg.) 
  The  process  of  artificially  repairing  lesions  by  taking  a 
  piece  of  healthy  tissue,  as  from  a  neighboring  part  to 
  supply  the  deficiency  caused  by  disease  or  wounds. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  autoplasty 
  n  :  surgical  repair  by  using  tissue  from  another  part  of  the 
  patient's  own  body 




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