syndesmoplasty

syndesmoplasty

 [sin-dez´mo-plas″te]
plastic repair of a ligament.
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syndesmoplasty

(sĭn-dĕz′mə-plăs′tē)
n.
Plastic surgery on a ligament.
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syndesmoplasty

A nonspecific term for any (plastic) repair of a ligament; the term is waning in use in the working medical parlance.
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