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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.
Originally Psychoanalysis. Alteration of the external environment to meet the needs of the individual; alloplastic adaptation.
Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From allo- + -plasty.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.