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[het-er-uh-plas-tee] /ˈhɛt ər əˌplæs ti/

noun, plural heteroplasties. Surgery.
the repair of lesions with tissue from another individual or species.
noun (pl) -ties
the surgical transplantation of tissue obtained from another person or animal

heteroplasty het·er·o·plas·ty (hět’ər-ə-plās’tē)
The surgical grafting of tissue obtained from one individual or species to another.


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