- Surgery that is done to reshape or rebuild (reconstruct) a part of the body changed by previous surgery.
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Reconstructive surgery — is in its broadest sense the use of surgery to restore the form and function of the body.Although plastic surgery and plastic surgeons are involved in many aspects of reconstructive surgery, there are other branches of surgery that also perform… … Wikipedia
reconstructive surgery — n surgery to restore function or normal appearance by remaking defective organs or parts * * * plastic s … Medical dictionary
reconstructive surgery — noun surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue • Syn: ↑plastic surgery, ↑anaplasty • Hypernyms: ↑operation, ↑surgery, ↑surgical operation, ↑surgical procedure, ↑surgical process … Useful english dictionary
reconstructive surgery — noun Date: 1943 surgery to restore function or normal appearance by reconstructing defective organs or parts … New Collegiate Dictionary
reconstructive surgery — the restoration of appearance and function following injury or disease, or the correction of congenital defects, using the techniques of plastic surgery. * * * … Universalium
reconstructive surgery — re′construc′tive sur′gery n. srg the restoration of appearance and function following injury or disease, or the correction of congenital defects, using the techniques of plastic surgery … From formal English to slang
Genital reconstructive surgery — refers to surgery performed on the genitalia of infants, children, or adults for the purpose of correcting birth defects or other anatomic abnormalities, or for the purpose of transforming normal genitalia of one sex into genitalia resembling the … Wikipedia
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, abbreviated as AAFPRS , is the world s largest organization of facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons.It exists to promote high quality facial plastic surgery, and runs… … Wikipedia
surgery — /serr jeuh ree/, n., pl. surgeries for 3 5. 1. the art, practice, or work of treating diseases, injuries, or deformities by manual or operative procedures. 2. the branch of medicine concerned with such treatment. 3. treatment, as an operation,… … Universalium
Surgery — This article is about the medical specialty. For other uses, see Surgery (disambiguation). A cardiothoracic surgeon performs a mitral valve replacement at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. Surgery (from the Greek … Wikipedia