Definition of Osteoplasty

1. n. An operation or process by which the total or partial loss of a bone is remedied.



Definition of Osteoplasty

1. Noun. (surgery) Surgery to repair, modify or graft bone or bony structures. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Osteoplasty

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Medical Definition of Osteoplasty

1. An operation or process by which the total or partial loss of a bone is remedied. Origin: Osteo- + -plasty. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteoplasty

osteophlebitis
osteophone
osteophones
osteophony
osteophyma
osteophyte
osteophytes
osteoplaque
osteoplast
osteoplastic
osteoplastic amputation
osteoplastic craniotomy
osteoplastic necrotomy
osteoplasties
osteoplasts
osteoplasty (current term)
osteopoikilosis
osteoponin
osteopontin
osteopontins
osteoporoses
osteoporosis
osteoporotic
osteoporotic marrow defect
osteoprogenitor
osteoprogenitor cell
osteoprogenitors
osteoprotegerin
osteoprotegerins
osteopterygious

Literary usage of Osteoplasty

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1878)
"... operation by osteoplasty with their various later modifications, are all minutely ... and is not followed by any exfoliation of bone аз in osteoplasty. ..."

2. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1862)
"A Case in which the osteoplasty was successfully applied to the Restoration of the Nose. By M. OLLIER, Surgeon to the Hotel Dieu, at Lyons. (Gac. ..."

3. A Year-book Medicine, Surgery, and Their Allied Sciences, for 1863 by James Hinton, New Sydenham Society (1864)
"The most important advance recently made has been the introduction of osteoplasty, of some of the more important applications of which we gave an account in ..."

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