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otoplasty

 [o´to-plas″te]
plastic surgery of the external ear.

o·to·plas·ty

(ō'tō-plas'tē),
Constructive or reparative plastic surgery of the ear.
[oto- + G. plastos, formed]

otoplasty

/oto·plas·ty/ (o´to-plas″te) plastic surgery of the ear.

otoplasty

(ō′tə-plăs′tē)
n.
The surgical repair, restoration, or alteration of the auricle of the ear.

otoplasty

[ō′təplas′tē]
Etymology: Gk, ous + plassein, to mold
a common procedure in reconstructive plastic surgery in which, for cosmetic reasons, some of the cartilage in the ears is removed to bring the auricle and pinna closer to the head.

otoplasty

A technique for correcting auricular deformities, often using the Mustard technique combined with conchal setback; symmetry is best achieved by using a standard point of reference–eg, Frankfort line

o·to·plas·ty

(ō'tō-plas-tē)
Reparative surgery of the auricle of the ear.
[oto- + G. plastos, formed]

otoplasty

Any plastic surgical operation to correct cosmetically unacceptable ears. Otoplasty for prominent, bat-like ears, or for ‘lop ears’ is usually performed in childhood.

otoplasty

plastic sugery of the ear.

cosmetic otoplasty