Definition of -plasty in English:

-plasty

combining form

  • Moulding, grafting, or formation of a specified part, especially a part of the body: rhinoplasty

Origin

based on Greek plastos 'formed, moulded'.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
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