homoplasty


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homoplasty

 [ho´mo-plas″te]
2. similarity between organs or their parts not due to common ancestry.
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homoplasty

(hō′mə-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgical repair using grafts from an individual of the same species.
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ho·mo·plas·ty

(hō'mō-plas-tē)
Repair of a defect with a homograft.
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