Medical Dictionary

cineplasty

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noun cin·e·plas·ty \ˈsin-ə-ˌplas-tē\
variants: also

kineplasty

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Medical Definition of cineplasty

plural

cineplasties

  1. 1:  surgical fitting of a lever to a muscle in an amputation stump to facilitate the operation of an artificial hand

  2. 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

cineplastic

\ˌsin-ə-ˈplas-tik\play also

kineplastic

\ˌkin-ə-, ˌkī-nə-\play play adjective

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