cineplasty

noun
cin·​e·​plas·​ty | \ ˈsin-ə-ˌplas-tē \
variants: also kineplasty \ ˈkin-​ə-​ , ˈkī-​nə-​ \
plural cineplasties

Medical Definition of cineplasty

1 : surgical fitting of a lever to a muscle in an amputation stump to facilitate the operation of an artificial hand
2 : surgical isolation of a loop of muscle of chest or arm, covering it with skin, and attaching to it a prosthetic device to be operated by contraction of the muscle in the loop

Other Words from cineplasty

cineplastic \ ˌsin-​ə-​ˈplas-​tik \ also kineplastic \ ˌkin-​ə-​ , ˌkī-​nə-​ \ adjective

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