Plastic surgery of the nose to correct deformity or to replace lost tissue. Tissue may be transplanted from the patient's cheek, forehead, arm, etc, or even from another person.

Origin: Rhino- + -plasty: cf. F. Rhinoplastie.

(01 Mar 1998)

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