reconstructive surgery

noun
|Updated on: 26 Jun 2018

Definition of reconstructive surgery

: surgery to restore function or normal appearance by reconstructing defective organs or parts

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1928

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reconstructive surgery

noun

medical Definition of reconstructive surgery

: surgery to restore function or normal appearance by remaking defective organs or parts

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