alloplast

al·lo·plast

(al'ō-plast),
An inert material used to construct, reconstruct, or augment tissue.
[allo- + G. plastos, formed]

alloplast

/al·lo·plast/ (al´o-plast) an inert foreign body used for implantation into tissue.alloplas´tic

alloplast

[al′ōplast]
Etymology: Gk, allos, other, plassein, to mold
a graft made of plastic, metal, or other material foreign to the human body. alloplastic, adj.

al·lo·plast

(al'ō-plast)
1. A graft of an inert metal or plastic material.
2. A relatively inert foreign body used for implantation into tissues.
[allo- + G. plastos, formed]

al·lo·plast

(al'ō-plast)
1. A graft of an inert metal or plastic material.
2. A relatively inert foreign body used for implantation into tissues.
[allo- + G. plastos, formed]

alloplast (al´lōplast),

n inorganic material used as a bone substitute or an implant.
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Studies have shown the beneficial effects of the use of regenerative biomaterials in augmenting the alveolus following extractions including autogenous, allogenic, xenograft, and alloplast sources [12, 13].
Reynolds; Clinical evaluation of calcium sulphate in combination with demineralised freeze Dried bone alloplast for the treatment of human intraosseous defects; J Periodontol; 75; 340-47;2004.
The author has developed a technique whereby the ENDURAGen alloplast acts as a carrier for autologous auricular cartilage.
Norian CRS Bone Cement, an injectable synthetic bone alloplast, was developed to repair wrist fractures, and latter expanded to vertebral fractures.
McPherson III, Effect of a Hydroxyapatite Tricalcium Phosphate Alloplast on Osseous Repair in the Rat Calvarium, Journal of Periodontology, Vol.
While synthetic alloplast products have been traditionally used, newer biologic products have been gaining traction in this market.
In general, grafts can be categorized into autogenous, allograft, alloplast and xenograft sources.
There are three primary classes of soft tissue reinforcement and regeneration devices: allografts, xenografts, and alloplasts.
There are three categories of graft and implant materials that are commonly used for rhinoplasty: autografts obtained from a patient's own tissues, homografts derived from tissues obtained from another donor, and alloplasts that are either semisynthetic or entirely synthetic (1).
The problem of heterotopic calcification is frequently seen after placement of alloplastic materials in the TMJ, particularly when alloplasts of Proplast/Teflon (Vitek Inc.
Surgical options have varied from ridge augmentation with alloplasts to reconstruction with autologenous bone.
It is used as bone cement (19), (20), denture base material (21), injectable alloplasts (22), and prosthetic material (23), (24).