Osteoplastic
Osteoplastic Os`te*o*plas"tic, a. [Osteo- + -plastic.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Physiol.) Producing bone; as, osteoplastic cells. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Of or pertaining to the replacement of bone; as, an osteoplastic operation. [1913 Webster]


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  • osteoplastic — [äs΄tē ō plas′tik] adj. [ OSTEO + PLASTIC] 1. Anat. of or pertaining to bone formation 2. Surgery of or based on the replacement of bone by restorative operations osteoplasty n …   English World dictionary

  • osteoplastic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|plastik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary osteoplasty + ic 1. : of, relating to, or being osteoplasty an osteoplastic operation 2. [International Scientific Vocabulary osteoplast + ic] …   Useful english dictionary

  • osteoplastic — adjective see osteoplasty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • osteoplastic — /os tee euh plas tik/, adj. 1. Surg. pertaining to osteoplasty. 2. Physiol. pertaining to bone formation. [1860 65; OSTEO + PLASTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • osteoplastic — adjective Of, or relating to osteoplasty …   Wiktionary

  • osteoplastic — 1. SYN: osteogenic. 2. Relating to osteoplasty. * * * os·teo·plas·tic .äs tē ə plas tik adj of, relating to, or being osteoplasty * * * os·teo·plas·tic (os″te o plasґtik) 1. osteogenic. 2. pertaining to osteoplasty …   Medical dictionary

  • osteoplastic — É‘stɪəʊ plæstɪk / É’s adj. pertaining to bone reconstruction; of surgery of the bones …   English contemporary dictionary

  • osteoplastic — os·te·o·plas·tic …   English syllables

  • osteoplastic — /ɒstiəˈplæstɪk/ (say osteeuh plastik) adjective 1. Surgery relating to osteoplasty. 2. Physiology relating to bone formation …   Australian English dictionary

  • osteoplastic flap — n a surgically excised portion of the skull folded back on a hinge of skin to expose the underlying tissues (as in a craniotomy) …   Medical dictionary

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