lipectomy

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lip·ec·to·my

 (lĭ-pĕk′tə-mē, lī-)
n. pl. lip·ec·to·mies
Surgical excision of subcutaneous fatty tissue.

lipectomy

(lɪˈpɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) a surgical operation to remove fatty tissue

lip•ec•to•my

(lɪˈpɛk tə mi, laɪ-)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical removal of fatty tissue. Compare liposuction.

lipectomy

Surgical removal of fatty tissue.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lipectomy - plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue
liposuction, suction lipectomy - lipectomy (especially for cosmetic purposes) in which excess fatty tissue is removed from under the skin by suction
anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
Translations

lip·ec·to·my

n. lipectomía, excisión de tejido graso;
submental ______ submental, del cuello.
References in periodicals archive ?
Body contouring including avelar abdominoplasty, belt lipectomy, buttock lifts, implants, thigh lifts and bracheoplasty will also be presented.
Aly said, and tends to be longer after a belt lipectomy (4-6 weeks) than after other common procedures, including an upper body lift (2-3 weeks), an upper arm lift (2-3 weeks), and a thigh lift (2-4 weeks).
A lower body lift (or belt lipectomy) combines several of these procedures and can dramatically transform the mid to lower body, re-sculpting the abdomen, hips, thighs and buttocks.