osteoplasty

noun os·te·o·plas·ty \ ˈä-stē-ə-ˌpla-stē \

Definition of osteoplasty

: plastic surgery on bone; especially : replacement of lost bone tissue or reconstruction of defective bony parts

osteoplastic

play \ˌä-stē-ə-ˈpla-stik\ adjective

First Known Use of osteoplasty

circa 1860


Medical Dictionary

osteoplasty

noun os·teo·plas·ty \ ˈäs-tē-ə-ˌplas-tē \

medical Definition of osteoplasty

plural osteoplasties
: plastic surgery on bone; especially : replacement of lost bone tissue or reconstruction of defective bony parts

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