plasty

noun

plas·​ty ˈplas-tē How to pronounce plasty (audio)
plural plasties
: a surgical procedure for the repair, restoration, or replacement (as by a prosthesis) of a part of the body
quadriceps plasty
total knee plasty

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“Plasty.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/plasty. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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