Definition of Autoplasty

1. Noun. Tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person. "Skin from his thigh replaced the burned skin on his arms"

Exact synonyms: Autograft
Generic synonyms: Graft, Transplant
Derivative terms: Autoplastic



2. Noun. Surgical repair by using tissue from another part of the patient's own body.
Generic synonyms: Anaplasty, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery
Derivative terms: Autoplastic

Definition of Autoplasty

1. n. The process of artificially repairing lesions by taking a piece of healthy tissue, as from a neighboring part, to supply the deficiency caused by disease or wounds.

Definition of Autoplasty

1. Noun. The process of artificially repairing lesions by taking a piece of healthy tissue, as from a neighboring part, to supply the deficiency caused by disease or wounds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Autoplasty

1. The process of artificially repairing lesions by taking a piece of healthy tissue, as from a neighboring part, to supply the deficiency caused by disease or wounds. Origin: Auto- + -plasty. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autoplasty

autophosphorylation-dependent multifunctional protein kinase
autophosphorylations
autophyte
autophytes
autophytic
autophytic plant
autopilot
autopiloted
autopiloting
autopilots
autopipette
autopipettes
autoplast
autoplastic
autoplastic graft
autoplasty (current term)
autoplay
autoploid
autoploidy
autoplugger
autoplunger
autoplungers
autopod
autopodia
autopodium
autopods
autopoiesis
autopoietic
autopoisoning
autopoisonings

Literary usage of Autoplasty

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1. Operative Surgery, Based on Normal and Pathological Anatomy by Joseph-François Malgaigne (1851)
"The autoplasty at a distance is called the method of ... autoplasty is subject to some general rules. ..."

2. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science by Robley Dunglison (1856)
"Inspection; examination by one's self ; self-inspection. Often improperly used for the following : autoplasty, ..."

3. Surgical operations: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners by Friedrich Pels-Leusden (1912)
"... during this procedure small pieces of skin are sacrificed by the knife, and must be replaced forthwith by means of a Krause free skin autoplasty. ..."

4. Ocular Therapeutics by Armand Darier (1903)
"... antiseptic treatment, protection of the wound by conjunctival autoplasty ; infectious complications ; sympathetic ophthalmitis j causes of the ..."

5. Plastics and orthopedics by David Prince (1871)
"... firm and resisting, and a perforated rubber pessary, introduced into the vagina, retained the parts in position.* autoplasty of the Penis. ..."

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