otoplasty

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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

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

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.