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repair

 [re-pār´]
the physical or mechanical restoration of damaged tissues, especially the replacement of dead or damaged cells in a body tissue or organ by healthy new cells.
plastic repair restoration of anatomic structure by means of tissue transferred from other sites or derived from other individuals, or by other substance.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

plastic repair

Use of plastic surgery to repair tissue.
See also: repair
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