abdominoplasty


abdominoplasty
ab·dom·i·no·plas·ty

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Abdominoplasty — or tummy tuck is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen more firm. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen in order to tighten the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall. This type …   Wikipedia

  • abdominoplasty — /ab dom euh neuh plas tee/, n., pl. abdominoplasties. excision of abdominal fat and skin for cosmetic purposes. [ < L abdomin (see ABDOMINAL) + O + PLASTY] * * * …   Universalium

  • abdominoplasty — noun The surgical removal of excess flesh from the abdomen, usually for cosmetic reasons. Syn: tummy tuck …   Wiktionary

  • abdominoplasty — An operation performed on the abdominal wall for cosmetic purposes. [abdomino + G. plastos, formed] * * * ab·dom·i·no·plas·ty (.)ab däm ə nō .plas tē n, pl ties cosmetic surgery of the abdomen that typically involves removal of excess skin and… …   Medical dictionary

  • abdominoplasty — n. (Medicine) cosmetic surgery for the removal of excess flesh and fatty tissue from the abdomen, tummy tuck …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abdominoplasty — ab•dom•i•no•plas•ty [[t]æbˈdɒm ə nəˌplæs ti[/t]] n. pl. ties srg excision of abdominal fat and skin for cosmetic purposes • Etymology: < L abdōmin (see abdominal) + o + plasty …   From formal English to slang

  • abdominoplasty — /əbˈdɒmənoʊplæsti/ (say uhb domuhnohplastee) noun (plural abdominoplasties) Medicine the surgical removal of excess flesh around the abdomen. –abdominoplastic /əbˌdɒmənoʊˈplæstɪk/ (say uhb.domuhnoh plastik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • abdominoplasty — noun cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach • Syn: ↑tummy tuck • Hypernyms: ↑plastic surgery, ↑reconstructive surgery, ↑anaplasty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mommy makeover — is a term used by plastic surgeons to describe a certain combination of procedures done at the same time. The purpose of these specific procedures is to restore a woman’s body shape and dimensions to what she enjoyed before the impact of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Plastic surgery — Plastic surgeon Occupation Names Doctor, Medical Specialist Activity sectors Surgery Description Education required MD or MBBS or DO US[1] Plastic surgery is a …   Wikipedia


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