One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Surgery. Of, relating to, or of the nature of alloplasty; used in alloplasty.
Originally Psychoanalysis. Relating to or involving alteration of the external environment to meet the needs of the individual.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. From allo- + plastic. In sense 1 after alloplasty.
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