Definition of otoplasty in English:

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otoplasty

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊtə(ʊ)ˌplasti/

noun (plural otoplasties)

Medicine
A surgical operation to restore or enhance the appearance of an ear or the ears.
Example sentences
  • The most common treatment for prominent ears is an operation called pinnaplasty - also known as an otoplasty or ‘ear pinning’ operation.
  • It took six months for his severe skin reaction to heal before surgeons could perform a limited otoplasty on the young man.
  • After six months without glue, the skin had healed, and we performed a limited otoplasty recreating his absent antihelical fold.

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