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mam·ma·plas·ty

 (măm′ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Variant of mammoplasty.

mammaplasty

(ˈmæmæˌplæstɪ) or

mammoplasty

n, pl -ties
(Surgery) cosmetic surgery to alter the size or shape of the breast
[C20: from New Latin, from Latin mamma breast + -plasty]
Translations

mam·ma·plas·ty

, mammoplasty, mastoplasty
n. mamoplastia, cirugía plástica de los senos;
augmentation ______ de aumento;
reconstructive ______ de reconstrucción;
reduction ______ de reducción.

mammaplasty

V. mammoplasty.
References in periodicals archive ?
Histopathological findings in surgical specimens obtained from reduction mammaplasties. Breast 2005;14(3):242-248.
The group investigated CYP2E1 expression levels in breast tissue obtained from healthy women who had undergone mammaplasties. "Preliminary results show that there is great variability in the expression of this enzyme among the analyzed samples," says Rodriguez-Fragoso.