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plastic surgery

n.
Surgery to remodel, repair, or restore the appearance and sometimes the function of body parts. It includes reconstructive surgery such as skin grafts and repair of congenital defects as well as cosmetic surgery.

plastic surgeon n.
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plastic surgery

n
(Surgery) the branch of surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic repair or re-formation of missing, injured, or malformed tissues or parts. Also called: anaplasty
plastic surgeon n
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plas′tic sur′gery


n.
the branch of surgery dealing with the repair, replacement, or reshaping of malformed, injured, or lost parts of the body.
[1830–40]
plas′tic sur′geon, n.
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plastic surgery

- Dates to 1837; "plastic" is used in the sense of "molding, shaping."
See also related terms for plastic.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plastic surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissueplastic surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
abdominoplasty, tummy tuck - cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach
autoplasty - surgical repair by using tissue from another part of the patient's own body
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
cosmetic surgery, face lift, facelift, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, face lifting, lift - plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift"
corneal graft, corneal transplant, keratoplasty - a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
lipectomy, selective lipectomy - plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue
mastopexy - plastic surgery to lift or reshape the breasts
neuroplasty - plastic surgery of the nerves
otoplasty - reconstructive surgery of the auricle of the external ear
phalloplasty - reconstructive surgery on the penis to repair congenital abnormality or injury
proctoplasty, rectoplasty - reconstructive surgery of the anus or rectum
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plastic surgery

noun cosmetic surgery, face lift (informal) She had plastic surgery to change the shape of her nose.
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Translations
plastická chirurgiekosmetická chirurgie
kosmetisk operationplastikkirurgplastikkirurgiplastisk kirurgi
plastiikkakirurgia
plastična operacija
plasztikai sebészet
fegrunaraîgerî
形成外科美容外科
미용 성형 외과성형외과
plastická chirurgia
plastična operacija
plastikkirurgiskönhetsoperation
การผ่าตัดศัลยกรรมเสริมความงามศัลยกรรมตกแต่ง
phẫu thuật thẩm mỹ

plastic surgery

nchirurgia plastica, chirurgia estetica
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plaster

(ˈplaːstə) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) a substance put on walls, ceilings etc which dries to form a hard smooth surface. He mixed up some plaster to repair the wall; a plaster ceiling.
2. (also adjective) (also plaster of Paris) (of) a similar quick-drying substance used for supporting broken limbs, making models etc. She's got her arm in plaster; a plaster model.
3. (also ˈsticking-plaster ; American Band-Aid) (a piece of) sticky tape (sometimes with a dressing) used to cover a wound etc. You should put a plaster on that cut.
verb
1. to put plaster on. They plastered the walls.
2. to spread or apply rather too thickly. She'd look nicer if she didn't plaster so much make-up on her face.
ˈplasterer noun
a person whose job is to put plaster on walls, ceilings etc.
plastic (ˈplӕstik) noun, adjective
(of) any of many chemically manufactured substances that can be moulded when still soft. This cup is made of plastic; a plastic cup.
adjective
easily made into different shapes.
plastic surgery surgery to repair or replace damaged skin, or to improve the appearance usually of the face ( noun plastic surgeon)
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plastic surgery

جِرَاحَةٌ تَـجْمِيلِيَّة, جِرَاحَة تـَجْمِيليَّة kosmetická chirurgie, plastická chirurgie kosmetisk operation, plastikkirurgi plastische Chirurgie, Schönheitsoperation αισθητική χειρουργική, πλάστική χειρουργική cirugía plástica plastiikkakirurgia chirurgie esthétique plastična operacija chirurgia estetica, chirurgia plastica 形成外科, 美容外科 미용 성형 외과, 성형외과 cosmetische chirurgie, plastische chirurgie kosmetisk kirurgi, plastisk kirurgi chirurgia plastyczna cirurgia estética, cirurgia plástica косметическая операция, пластическая хирургия plastikkirurgi, skönhetsoperation การผ่าตัดศัลยกรรมเสริมความงาม, ศัลยกรรมตกแต่ง kozmetik cerrahi, plastik cerrahi phẫu thuật thẩm mỹ 整容手术, 整形手术
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plas·tic sur·ge·ry

n. cirugía plástica, proceso cosmético quirúrgico para reparar o reconstruir estructuras del cuerpo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Source of Information and Basic Knowledge in Plastic Surgery. The name plastic originated from the Greek "plastikos" or Latin "plasticus, " meaning to mould.
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Fernando de Almeida, president of the Sao Paulo chapter of the Society of Plastic Surgery. "Plastic surgery helps women who thought their life was over just because their breasts sagged and their belly got ugly.''
He speaks about the combination of living art and that is what plastic surgery is to him.
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Plastic surgery is a dynamic and evolving specialty, not restricted by anatomy or organ system, incorporating heterogeneous disciplines (hand surgery, maxillofacial trauma, skin cancer, trauma reconstruction, burns, aesthetic surgery, oncology reconstruction, cleft surgery, etc.).
Speaking to Qatar Tribune on the sidelines of the 1st Fit4Forum Exhibition & Conference which opened at St Regis Hotel on Saturday, Dr Habib al Basti, a senior consultant plastic surgeon at the HMC, president of the Arab-Plast and Gulf-Plast and chairman of the conference, said that the demand for plastic surgery has been growing in Qatar.
"If approved, the regulation will be the first rule that has addressed the issue of plastic surgery for under-18s in China," medical lawyer Zhao Yin told the state-run China Daily newspaper on Wednesday, adding that she hoped the laws would be rolled out across the country.
Rawalpindi -- Thirty procedures of Cleft palate, burn contractors and other body organ deformations were successfully performed by a team of expert plastic surgeons here at Benazir Bhutto Hospital during Free Plastic Surgery Camp which will continue till May 28.
of Medicine and Dentistry or New Jersey, Division of Plastic Surgery), Pozner (director, Sanctuary Plastic Surgery), and 16 co-authors offer practitioners a review of the most current and popular plastic surgery techniques incorporating lasers as well as non-invasive techniques.