Definition of autoplasty in English:

autoplasty

noun

Surgery
  • Surgery involving the grafting or transplantation of tissue from one part of an individual's body to another part; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of the Medical Sciences. From auto- + -plasty, after French autoplastie. Compare German Autoplastie. Compare slightly earlier autoplastic.

Pronunciation

autoplasty

/ˈɔːtə(ʊ)plasti/