anoplasty
Reconstruction of the anus often using advancement flaps. [L. anus + G. plastos, formed]

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ano·plas·ty 'ā-nə-.plas-tē, 'an-ə- n, pl -ties plastic surgery on the anus (as for stricture)

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n.
a surgical technique used to repair a weak or injured anal sphincter.

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ano·plas·ty (aґno-plas″te) [anus + -plasty] a plastic or restorative operation on the anus. anoplastic adj

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