abdominoplasty


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ab·dom·i·no·plas·ty

 (ăb-dŏm′ə-nō-plăs′tē, -nə-)
n. pl. ab·dom·i·no·plas·ties
Plastic surgery of the abdomen in which fat and skin are removed and muscles are sometimes tightened, usually for cosmetic purposes.

[Latin abdōmen, abdōmin-, belly; see abdomen + -plasty.]

abdominoplasty

(æbˈdɒmɪnəʊˌplæstɪ)
n, pl -ies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of excess skin and fat from the abdomen

ab•dom•i•no•plas•ty

(æbˈdɒm ə nəˌplæs ti)

n., pl. -ties.
excision of abdominal fat and skin for cosmetic purposes.
[< Latin abdōmin- (see abdominal) + -o- + -plasty]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abdominoplasty - cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomachabdominoplasty - cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach
anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
Translations

ab·dom·i·no·plas·ty

n. abdominoplastia, reparación de la pared abdominal.

abdominoplasty

n (pl -ties) abdomino-plastia
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