What does -plasty mean?

-plasty in AZ Dictionary

(s) Molding or forming surgically; plastic cosmetic surgery: dermatoplasty.
(s) Medical suffix definition repair or renovation of part or function.
(s) Molding or shaping through a surgical process.
A combining type denoting the act or procedure of forming, development, growth.

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