Meloplasty


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Mel´o`plas`ty

    (mĕl´ô`plăs`tŷ)
n.1.(Surg.) The process of restoring a cheek which has been destroyed wholly or in part.
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6 Sometimes patient has to undergo extensive ena- meloplasty to meet the treatment goal.
The standard face-lift, technically known as meloplasty (cheek plastic) and rhitidectomy (wrinkle removal) covers the lower two thirds of the face.