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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.
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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.
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au·to·plas·ty

(aw'tō-plas-tē)
Repair of defects by autotransplantation.
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In the process of body modelling (autoplasty) there are involved all systems, devices and functions of the body: shaping muscular profile, proper body attitude, ensuring optimal body weight is achieved by physical exercise and by the contribution of associated factors which exert profound influence on the whole body functions (physiological, mental and behaviour functions)." (P.
The opportunity of promoting the concept of body autoplasty using physical exercise in Romania.