alloplasty etymology

English word alloplasty comes from English allotropy, English -plasty

Detailed word origin of alloplasty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
allotropy English (eng) (chemistry) A property, exhibited by some elements of existing in multiple forms with different atomic structures.
-plasty English (eng) (medicine) Repair or restoration of a part or function.. Molding or shaping through a surgical procedure.
alloplasty English (eng) (surgery) The grafting of an alloplast.

Words with the same origin as alloplasty

Descendants of allotropy
Descendants of -plasty
angioplasty arterioplasty arthroplasty blepharoplasty chondrolaryngoplasty cranioplasty dermatoplasty facioplasty galvanoplasty gastroplasty homoplasty mammoplasty mastoplasty neuroplasty otoplasty quadricepsplasty rhinoplasty septorhinoplasty thoracoplasty ureterocystoplasty urethroplasty uteroplasty vertebroplasty vulvoplasty