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autoplasty

 [aw´to-plas″te]
in psychoanalytic theory, adaptation by changing one's self rather than the external environment. adj., adj autoplas´tic.

autoplasty

/au·to·plas·ty/ (aw´to-plas″te)
2. in psychoanalytic theory, adaptation by changing one's self rather than the external environment.autoplas´tic

autoplasty

(ô′tō-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgical repair or reconstruction of a body part using tissue taken from another part of the body.

au′to·plas′tic adj.
au′to·plas′ti·cal·ly adv.

autoplasty

[ô′təplas′tē]
Etymology: Gk, autos + plassein, to mold
a plastic surgery procedure in which autografts, or parts of the patient's own tissues, are used to replace or repair body areas damaged by disease or injury.

au·to·plas·ty

(aw'tō-plas-tē)
Repair of defects by autotransplantation.

autoplasty

replacement or reconstruction of diseased or injured parts with tissues taken from another region of the patient's own body.