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a plastic operation on the skin; operative replacement of lost skin. adj., adj dermatoplas´�tic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
The use of skin grafts in plastic surgery to correct defects or replace skin destroyed by injury or disease.
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dermatoplastyDermatology Skin repair surgery
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Surgical repair of the skin, as by skin grafting.
[dermato- + G. plastos, formed]
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