reconstructive surgery(redirected from Reconstructive surgical procedures)
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referring to procedures whose goal is intended to restore form and function in structures deformed or damaged by disease, congenital anomaly, tumor, trauma, or infection.
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reconstructive surgeryReconstruction Surgery A procedure that attempts to restore a tissue as closely as possible to its original state. See Cosmetic surgery, Corrective surgery. Cf Mutilating surgery.
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plas·tic sur·ge·ry(plas'tik sŭr'jĕr-ē)
The surgical specialty or procedure concerned with the restoration, construction, reconstruction, or improvement in the shape and appearance of body structures that are missing, defective, damaged, or misshapen.
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