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 ?
Records released under the Freedom of Information Act revealed [euro]4,562,524 was spent on liposuction and lipectomy procedures in public hospitals between 2009 and 2016.
He recommended lipectomy, which he said was better than liposuction, a procedure akin to a vacuum cleaner extracting the fat mixed with blood vessels.
4,5) The most effective treatments for MSL is surgical: lipectomy, liposuction, or ultrasound-assisted liposuction.
Reduction suction mammaplasty and suction lipectomy as an adjunct to breast surgery.
These visceral lipectomy successes mark a positive start to the company's proof of concept for a procedure that has the potential to reverse type 2 diabetes.
Lipectomy, as it was referred to by Howard Atwood Kelly, has been described in the gynecologic literature for a century [9].
e) Invasive: Rhytidectomy, Blepharoplasty, Brow Lift, Suction-assested Lipectomy
Three months after his operation, he had an abdominal lipectomy as the pannus was resting on the reconstructed penis and scrotum, causing excoriation.
The most effective treatments for MSL are surgical: lipectomy, liposuction, or ultrasound-assisted liposuction.
Malignant ventricular dysrhythmias in a patient with isovaleric acidemia receiving general and local anesthesia for suction lipectomy.
Liposuction, also called lipoplasty, suction lipectomy or liposculpture, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that vacuums out fat from beneath the skin's surface to reduce fullness in areas such as the abdomen, hips, thighs, knees, buttocks, upper arms, chin, cheeks and neck.