"Z-plasty" meaning in All languages combined

See Z-plasty on Wiktionary

Noun [English]

Etymology: From Z + -plasty. Etymology templates: {{af|en|Z|-plasty}} Z + -plasty Head templates: {{en-noun|~}} Z-plasty (countable and uncountable, plural Z-plasties) Forms: Z-plasties [plural]
  1. (surgery) A versatile plastic surgery technique involving a Z-shaped incision that is used to improve the functional and cosmetic appearance of scars. Wikipedia link: Z-plasty Tags: countable, uncountable Categories (topical): Surgery
    Sense id: Z-plasty-en-noun-Dy3d3dTe Categories (other): English terms suffixed with -plasty Topics: medicine, sciences, surgery

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This page is a part of the kaikki.org machine-readable All languages combined dictionary. This dictionary is based on structured data extracted on 2022-10-03 from the enwiktionary dump dated 2022-10-01 using wiktextract.

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