What is another word for reconstructive surgery?

Pronunciation: [ɹˌiːkənstɹˈʌktɪv sˈɜːd͡ʒəɹi] (IPA)

Reconstructive surgery is a term used to refer to surgical procedures that are performed to correct defects or injuries resulting from traumatic events, congenital abnormalities, or medical conditions. Other terms that can be used interchangeably to refer to reconstructive surgery include corrective surgery, plastic surgery, restorative surgery, and reconstructive plastic surgery. These procedures are usually focused on restoring the function and appearance of the affected area. With advances in medical technology and cosmetic surgery techniques, procedures such as breast reconstruction, skin grafting, and cleft palate repair have become commonplace and have given new hope to many patients looking to restore their bodily appearance and function.

What are the hypernyms for Reconstructive surgery?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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