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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.
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liposuction

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

Surgical removal of subcutaneous fat from a part of the body by suction, usually for cosmetic reasons.
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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
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Translations

liposuction

[ˈlɪpəʊˌsʌkʃən] Nliposucción f
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liposuction

[ˈlɪpəʊsʌkʃən] nliposuccion f
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liposuction

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liposuction

[ˈlɪpəʊˌsʌkʃən] nliposuzione f
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lip·o·suc·tion

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

n liposucción f
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Currently a size 12, she feels she can only embark on this career once she has lost weight - through liposuction. She has tried dieting, going to the gym and diet pills.
According to the New York Times, one private surgical clinic in Prague managed to attract nurses with a special benefits package: free German lessons, 5 weeks of vacation, and complimentary liposuction and breast enhancement.
Summary: An understaffed Prague clinic has signed up nurses by offering liposuction and tummy tucks as a bonus.
But one option stands out as the latest and best way to shape your body the way you like it: 360 Liposuction.
Makati shutters clinic over liposuction death !-- -- Robertzon Ramirez (The Philippine Star) - July 12, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Makati City government yesterday closed down a beauty clinic in connection with the death of a businesswoman who underwent liposuction.
New techniques, from non-surgical liposuction to nose contouring, pain-free facelifts and even an alternative to traditional high-risk gastric band surgery, mean fewer plastic surgery procedures are being carried out.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 13, 2019-Innovia Medical Acquires Liposuction and Fat Transfer Systems Manufacturer MD Resource Corp
We have a new high-tech machine that we use for liposuction. We use the power-assisted liposuction (PAL).
Cardi B has compared her liposuction recovery to giving birth.
Fat embolism syndrome is most commonly associated with long bone and pelvic fractures (bone marrow has high fat content), but it can also arise from soft tissue trauma without fracture and from a variety of other nontraumatic and nonorthopedic traumatic causes, including, but not limited to, pancreatitis, sickle or thalassemia-related hemoglobinopathies, alcoholic (fatty) liver disease, renal angiomyolipoma invasion of the inferior vena cava, bone tumor lysis, steroid therapy, and notably, liposuction. (2) The first case of liposuction-induced FES was reported by Christman (3) in 1986.
"What was popular for many years was male breast reduction or 'moob' surgery, along with lots of things that were popular with women too, such as liposuction," says Mr Grover.