Definitions for "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery"
the repair, restoration or improvement of conditions or injuries to the skin and external features resulting from disease, injury or birth defects
Surgery dealing with damaged or deformed parts of the body. It includes cosmetic surgery, which is done to improve a patient's appearance, correction of congenital defects such as cleft palate and replacement of body parts that have been lost.
The branch of surgery concerned with the repair, restoration, or improvement of lost, injured, defective, or misshapen parts of the body by transfer of tissue.