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British Dictionary definitions for mammaplasty

mammaplasty

mammoplasty (ˈmæməˌplæstɪ)

noun plural -ties
  1. cosmetic surgery to alter the size or shape of the breast

Word Origin

C20: from New Latin, from Latin mamma breast + -plasty
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mammaplasty in Medicine

mammaplasty

n.
  1. Reconstructive or cosmetic plastic surgery to alter the size or shape of the breast.
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