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Pronunciation: sep'to-der'mo-plas'te

Definition: Operation to graft stratified squamous epithelium and dermis to replace the mucous membrane of the nasal septum, especially for patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.

[septo- + dermo- + G. plastos, formed]

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