Definition of alloplastic in English:

alloplastic

adjective

  • 1Surgery. Of, relating to, or of the nature of alloplasty; used in alloplasty.

  • 2Psychology
    Originally Psychoanalysis. Relating to or involving alteration of the external environment to meet the needs of the individual.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. From allo- + plastic. In sense 1 after alloplasty.

Pronunciation

alloplastic

/ˌalə(ʊ)ˈplastɪk/