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Pronunciation: an-a-plast′ol′ō-jist

Definition: Orthotics specialist who creates realistic body prosthetics, usually of the face or upper body to fill in deep gaps or wounds produced by cancer therapy or other forms of nontherapeutic injury.

[anaplastology + -ist]

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