gnathoplasty


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gnathoplasty

 [nath´o-plas″te]
plastic repair of the jaw or cheek.

gnathoplasty

(năth′ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Reparative surgery of the jaw.

gnath·o·plas·ty

(nath'ō-plas-tē)
Plastic and reconstructive surgery of the jaw.
[gnatho- + G. plastos, formed]

gnathoplasty

Cosmetic or plastic surgery to correct a protruding jaw (PROGNATHISM) or a receding chin (retrognathism).

gnath·o·plas·ty

(nath'ō-plas-tē)
Plastic and reconstructive surgery of jaw.
[gnatho- + G. plastos, formed]

gnathoplasty

plastic repair of the jaw or cheek.
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