cin·​e·​plas·​ty ˈsin-ə-ˌplas-tē How to pronounce cineplasty (audio)
variants also kineplasty
plural cineplasties
: surgical fitting of a lever to a muscle in an amputation stump to facilitate the operation of an artificial hand
: 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
cineplastic adjective
also kineplastic

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“Cineplasty.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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