Definition of Plastic surgery

1. Noun. Surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue.




Definition of Plastic surgery

1. Noun. Surgery, especially involving the transfer of tissue, to repair body parts. ¹

2. Noun. Cosmetic surgery for appearance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Plastic surgery

1. The surgical specialty or procedure concerned with the restoration, construction, reconstruction, or improvement in the shape and appearance of body structures that are missing, defective, damaged, or misshapen. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Plastic surgery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"The earliest writings in plastic surgery (around 800 BC) recorded the rebuilding of noses ... Modern plastic surgery had its birth during World War I, ..."

2. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1885)
"... good sound side of the jaw in 1880. t The wedge of bone removed eighths of an inch at the lower border. CHAPTER LVII. plastic surgery OF THE PACE AND ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"The Teeth and Associate Parts,' Edinburgh, 1880, limo. which the advance of aseptic surgery has rendered obsolete. In plastic surgery he ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1845)
"Three Surgical Treatises ; on the plastic surgery of Celsus ; on Organic Adhesions ; and on the Inverted Toe Nail. By Dr. EDWARD ZEIS. ..."

5. Manual of operative surgery by John Fairbairn Binnie (1921)
"CHAPTER CX PRINCIPLES OF plastic surgery 'lastic operations are such as are undertaken to close up or fill defects •esulting from errors in the development ..."

6. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"The earliest writings in plastic surgery (around 800 BC) recorded the rebuilding of noses ... Modern plastic surgery had its birth during World War I, ..."

7. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1885)
"... good sound side of the jaw in 1880. t The wedge of bone removed eighths of an inch at the lower border. CHAPTER LVII. plastic surgery OF THE PACE AND ..."

8. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"The Teeth and Associate Parts,' Edinburgh, 1880, limo. which the advance of aseptic surgery has rendered obsolete. In plastic surgery he ..."

9. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1845)
"Three Surgical Treatises ; on the plastic surgery of Celsus ; on Organic Adhesions ; and on the Inverted Toe Nail. By Dr. EDWARD ZEIS. ..."

10. Manual of operative surgery by John Fairbairn Binnie (1921)
"CHAPTER CX PRINCIPLES OF plastic surgery 'lastic operations are such as are undertaken to close up or fill defects •esulting from errors in the development ..."

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