myringoplasty

Operative repair of a damaged tympanic membrane. [myringo- + G. plasso, to form]

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my·rin·go·plas·ty mə-'riŋ-gə-.plas-tē n, pl -ties a plastic operation for the repair of perforations in the tympanic membrane

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n.
surgical repair of a perforated eardrum by grafting.

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my·rin·go·plas·ty (mĭ-ringґgo-plas″te) [myringo- + -plasty] surgical restoration of a perforated tympanic membrane by grafting. See also tympanoplasty. myringoplastic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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