from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgical repair or alteration of bone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Surgery to repair, modify or graft bone or bony structures.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An operation or process by which the total or partial loss of a bone is remedied.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plastic operation by which a loss of bone is remedied; the transplanting of bone to make good a loss by disease, accident, or operation.
osteo- + -plasty (Wiktionary)