Z plasty

Z plasty

English-Korean animal medical dictionary. 2013.

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  • -plasty — plas ty [Gr. ? to mold, form.] A combining form denoting the act or process of forming, development, growth; as, autoplasty, perineoplasty. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -plasty — element meaning act or process of forming, plastic surgery, from Gk. plastia, from plastos molded, formed (see PLASTER (Cf. plaster) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • -plasty — [plas′tē] [Gr plastia < plastos, formed < plassein, to form: see PLASTIC] combining form plastic surgery involving a (specified) part of the body, source of tissue, or purpose [rhinoplasty, autoplasty, neoplasty] …   English World dictionary

  • -plasty — ˌplastē, laas , lais , ti noun combining form ( es) Etymology: French plastie, from Greek plastia form, mold, from plastos plast + ia y : plastic surgery dermatoplasty autoplasty …   Useful english dictionary

  • plasty — plas·ty plas tē n, pl plas·ties a surgical procedure for the repair, restoration, or replacement (as by a prosthesis) of a part of the body <quadriceps plasty> <total knee plasty> …   Medical dictionary

  • plasty — trachelo·plasty; …   English syllables

  • -plasty — noun combining form Etymology: French plastie, from Late Greek plastia molding, from Greek plastēs molder, from plassein plastic surgery < osteoplasty > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -plasty — a combining form with the meanings molding, formation surgical repair, plastic surgery, used in the formation of compound words: angioplasty; galvanoplasty; heteroplasty. [ < Gk plastia. See PLAST, Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • -plasty — Molding, shaping or the result thereof, as of a surgical procedure. [G. plastos, formed, shaped] Surgical procedure for repair of a defect or restoration of form and/or function of a part …   Medical dictionary

  • plasty — conj. shaping, molding (used in the names of plastic surgery procedures) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • -plasty — combining form moulding or formation of a specified part, especially a part of the body: rhinoplasty. Origin based on Gk plastos formed, moulded …   English new terms dictionary

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