anaplastology

noun
an·​a·​plas·​tol·​o·​gy | \ -ˌplas-ˈtäl-ə-jē How to pronounce anaplastology (audio) \
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 (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

Other Words from anaplastology

anaplastologist \ -​ə-​jist How to pronounce anaplastology (audio) \ 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anaplastology. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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