acetabuloplasty
Any operation aimed at restoring the acetabulum to as near a normal state as possible. [acetabulum + G. plastos, formed]

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ac·e·tab·u·lo·plas·ty .as-ə-'tab-yə-(.)lō-.plas-tē n, pl -ties plastic surgery on the acetabulum intended to restore its normal state (as by repairing or enlarging its cavity)

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ac·e·tab·u·lo·plas·ty (as″ə-tabґu-lo-plas″te) [acetabulum + -plasty] plastic reconstruction of the acetabulum. acetabuloplastic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • acetabuloplasty — ac·e·tab·u·lo·plas·ty …   English syllables

  • acetabuloplasty — ¦asə¦tabyə(ˌ)lōˌplastē, i noun ( es) Etymology: acetabulum + o + plasty : plastic surgery on the acetabulum intended to restore its normal state (as by repairing or enlarging its cavity) …   Useful english dictionary

  • acetabuloplastie — ACETABULOPLASTÍE s. f. refacere chirurgicală a cavităţii articulare a osului iliac. (< engl. acetabuloplasty) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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