suction lipectomy


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suction lipectomy

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Noun1.suction lipectomy - 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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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.
LIPOSUCTION, also known as lipoplasty or 'fat modeling', liposculpture suction lipectomy or simply lipo or 'suction-assisted fat removal' is a cosmetic surgery operation that removes fat from many different sites on the human body.