Anaplasty An`a*plas`ty, n. [Gr. ? again + ? to form: cf. F. anaplastie.] (Surg.) The art of operation of restoring lost parts or the normal shape by the use of healthy tissue. [1913 Webster]

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  • anaplasty — noun surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue • Syn: ↑plastic surgery, ↑reconstructive surgery • Hypernyms: ↑operation, ↑surgery, ↑surgical operation, ↑surgical procedure, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • anaplasty —   n. plastic surgery.    ♦ anaplastic, a. pertaining to anaplasty; pertaining to anaplasia …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • anaplasty — /an euh plas tee/, n., pl. anaplasties. Surg. reconstruction or restoration, esp. by plastic surgery, of a lost or injured part. [1875 80; < Gk anáplast(os) (see ANAPLASTIC) + Y3; cf. PLASTY] * * * …   Universalium

  • anaplasty — n. plastic surgery, surgery dealing with the repair of deformed or destroyed parts of the body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anaplasty — /ˈænəplæsti/ (say anuhplastee) noun anaplastic surgery. {Greek anaplastos plastic + y3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • anaplastic — adjective of or relating to anaplasia • Pertains to noun: ↑anaplasia • Derivationally related forms: ↑anaplasia * * * ˌanəˈplastik adjective Etymology: ana + plastic : characterized by, composed of, or being cells which have reverted to a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anaplastic — An a*plas tic, a. Of or pertaining to anaplasty. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anaplastic — /an euh plas tik/, adj. Pathol. 1. (of cells) having reverted to a more primitive form. 2. of or pertaining to anaplasty. [1875 80; < Gk anáplast(os) moldable, plastic (see ANA , PLAST) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • anaplastic — 1. Relating to anaplasty. 2. Characterized by or pertaining to anaplasia. 3. Growing without form or structure. * * * an·a·plas·tic .an ə plas tik adj characterized by, composed of, or being cells which have reverted to a relatively… …   Medical dictionary

  • abdominoplasty — noun cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach • Syn: ↑tummy tuck • Hypernyms: ↑plastic surgery, ↑reconstructive surgery, ↑anaplasty …   Useful english dictionary

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