an·​a·​plas·​tol·​o·​gy -ˌplas-ˈtäl-ə-jē How to pronounce anaplastology (audio)
plural anaplastologies
: a branch of medical technology that is concerned with the design, preparation, and fitting of usually non-weight bearing, highly realistic prosthetic devices (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
anaplastologist noun
Anaplastologists can create ears, noses, fingers and parts of the mouth and eyes that rival the originals. Angie Leventis Lourgos

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“Anaplastology.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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