anaplastology

noun
an·​a·​plas·​tol·​o·​gy | \ -ˌplas-ˈtäl-ə-jē \
plural anaplastologies

Medical Definition of anaplastology

: a branch of medical technology that is concerned with the design, preparation, and fitting of usually non-weight bearing, highly realistic prosthetic devices (such as an artificial eye or finger) to individual specifications and with the study of the materials from which they are fabricated Anaplastology is a craft that blends the art of sculpture with the science of high-tech materials and human anatomy.— Marsha Austin, The Denver Post, 5 Jan. 2003

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anaplastologist \ -​ə-​jest \ noun
Anaplastologists can create ears, noses, fingers and parts of the mouth and eyes that rival the originals. — Angie Leventis Lourgos, The Orlando Sentinel, 19 May 2009

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