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lip·o·suc·tion

 (lĭp′ō-sŭk′shən, lī′pō-)
n.
A cosmetic surgical procedure in which excess fatty tissue is removed from a specific area of the body, such as the thighs or abdomen, by means of suction. Also called suction lipectomy.

liposuction

(ˈlɪpəʊˌsʌkʃən; ˈlaɪ-)
n
(Surgery) a cosmetic surgical operation in which subcutaneous fat is removed from the body by suction

lip•o•suc•tion

(ˈlɪp əˌsʌk ʃən, ˈlaɪ pə-)
n.
the surgical withdrawal of excess fat from local areas under the skin by means of a small incision and vacuum suctioning.
[1980–85]

liposuction

Surgical removal of subcutaneous fat from a part of the body by suction, usually for cosmetic reasons.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liposuction - lipectomy (especially for cosmetic purposes) in which excess fatty tissue is removed from under the skin by suction
lipectomy, selective lipectomy - plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue
Translations

liposuction

[ˈlɪpəʊˌsʌkʃən] Nliposucción f

liposuction

[ˈlɪpəʊsʌkʃən] nliposuccion f

liposuction

liposuction

[ˈlɪpəʊˌsʌkʃən] nliposuzione f

lip·o·suc·tion

n. liposucción, proceso de extraer grasa por medio de alta presión al vacío.

liposuction

n liposucción f
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13 ( ANI ): As celebrities are becoming seemingly more slender with every passing day, more of us are turning to liposuction for a helping hand, which has helped the surgery become world's most heavily requested treatment, according to the latest statistics.
Many liposuction procedures can be done in the physician's office-based operating room, or an outpatient hospital operating room.
Liposuction can play a key role in a comprehensive program of weight loss and chronic disease risk reduction, speakers said at the World Congress on Liposuction sponsored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Some of the world's foremost cosmetic surgeons gathered Friday at the Ritz-Carlton, Huntington Hotel for the World Congress on Liposuction Surgery.
A new method to remove fat in areas that previously were not amenable to liposuction is being utilized by plastic surgeons at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
Marlene Mash, MD, a board certified dermatologist and dermasurgeon, utilizes VASER Lipo in her office to perform a minimally invasive form of liposuction that liquefies the fat and sculpts targeted areas.
David Amron, elite dermatologic surgeon and liposuction expert of Beverly Hills, CA, was featured on PBS's American Health Journal for his unique approach in treating lipedema, a fat storage condition impacting 17 million women nationwide.
The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments - Invasive Body Contouring Devices (Laser-Assisted Liposuction (LAL) Devices (Nd:YAG and Diode Lasers), Radio Frequency-Assisted Liposuction (RFAL) Devices, Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction (UAL) Devices and Power Assisted Liposuction (PAL) Devices), Non Invasive Body Contouring Devices (Radiofrequency Energy Devices and High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Devices) and Laser Resurfacing Devices (CO2, Er:YAG and Q-Switched Laser Devices).
Mercede, 19, claimed that the Sarah Palin's daughter had undergone plastic surgeries and liposuction five times before she gave birth to Trip - her son with Levi, 22.
i'm thinking about having liposuction, mainly to the tops of my thighs which i've always considered too big.