Definition of alloplasty in English:

alloplasty

noun

  • 1Surgical repair or replacement of tissue and organs with inorganic or synthetic materials, or (especially in early use) with animal tissue; an instance of this.

  • 2Psychology
    Originally Psychoanalysis. Alteration of the external environment to meet the needs of the individual; alloplastic adaptation.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From allo- + -plasty.

Pronunciation

alloplasty

/ˈalə(ʊ)ˌplasti/