autoplasty

Definitions of autoplasty
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n surgical repair by using tissue from another part of the patient's own body

Type of:
anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery
surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue

n tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person

Synonyms:
autograft
Type of:
graft, transplant
(surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient

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