Definition of phalloplasty in English:

phalloplasty

Syllabification: phal·lo·plas·ty
Pronunciation: /ˈfaləˌplastē
 
/

noun

  • Plastic surgery performed to construct, repair, or enlarge the penis.
    More example sentences
    • In response, she reverted back to the male sex at once, taking masculinizing hormone shots and undergoing mastectomy and phalloplasty.
    • Genital surgery for the female-to-male patient may include hysterectomy, salpingo-oophorectomy, vaginectomy, metoidioplasty, scrotoplasty, urethroplasty, placement of testicular prostheses, and phalloplasty.
    • Phalloplasty and penile implants are outstanding pioneering procedures introduced in 1936 by the Russian surgeon Nikolaj A. Bogoraz.

Origin

late 19th century: from Greek phallos 'phallus' + -plasty.

More definitions of phalloplasty

Definition of phalloplasty in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space