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the branch of surgery dealing with the repair or replacement of malformed, injured, or lost organs or tissues of the body, chiefly by the transplant of living tissues.
the branch of surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic repair or re-formation of missing, injured, or malformed tissues or parts Also called anaplasty

plastic surgery n.
Surgery to remodel, repair, or restore body parts, especially by the transfer of tissue.
plastic surgery
The branch of surgery that deals with the remodeling, repair, or restoration of body parts, especially by the transfer of tissue.

Surgery that repairs or reconstructs a body part. Plastic surgery is used to correct physical defects and to rebuild parts of the body that have been damaged by trauma or disease. Some examples of plastic surgery are breast reconstruction for women who have undergone a mastectomy and skin grafting for burn victims.


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