dermatoplasty

n. skin grafting, transplanting of healthy skin to a burn or wound (Surgery)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dermatoplasty — [dʉr′mə tōplas΄tē, dər mat′əplas΄tē] n. [ DERMATO + PLASTY] plastic surgery of the skin, as by skin grafts …   English World dictionary

  • dermatoplasty — dermatoplastic, adj. /deuhr mat euh plas tee, derr meuh teuh /, n. Surg. See skin grafting. [DERMATO + PLASTY] * * * …   Universalium

  • dermatoplasty — noun Plastic surgery of the skin, especially the use of skin grafts. Syn: dermoplasty …   Wiktionary

  • dermatoplasty — der·ma·to·plas·ty (.)dər mat ə .plas tē, dər mət n, pl ties plastic surgery of the skin * * * der·ma·to·plas·ty (durґmə to plas″te) [dermato + plasty] a plastic operation on the skin; operative replacement of destroyed or lost skin.… …   Medical dictionary

  • dermatoplasty — der•mat•o•plas•ty [[t]dərˈmæt əˌplæs ti, ˈdɜr mə tə [/t]] n. pl. ties srg skin grafting der•mat o•plas′tic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • dermatoplasty — /ˈdɜmətoʊˌplæsti/ (say dermuhtoh.plastee) noun (plural dermatoplasties) plastic surgery of the skin. See skin grafting. –dermatoplastic, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • dermatoplasty —   n. plastic surgery of skin …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • dermatoplasty — dermatoplastic, adj. /deuhr mat euh plas tee, derr meuh teuh /, n. Surg. See skin grafting. [DERMATO + PLASTY] * * * dermatoplasˈty noun (Gr plassein to mould) a plastic operation on the skin, esp grafting • • • Main Entry: ↑derm …   Useful english dictionary

  • -plasty — ˌplastē, laas , lais , ti noun combining form ( es) Etymology: French plastie, from Greek plastia form, mold, from plastos plast + ia y : plastic surgery dermatoplasty autoplasty …   Useful english dictionary

  • skin grafting — Surg. the transplanting of healthy skin from the patient s or another s body to a wound or burn, to form new skin. Also called dermatoplasty, dermoplasty. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

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