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abdominoplasty

[ ab-dom-uh-nuh-plas-tee ]
/ æbˈdɒm ə nəˌplæs ti /
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noun, plural ab·dom·i·no·plas·ties.

excision of abdominal fat and skin for cosmetic purposes.

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Origin of abdominoplasty

<Latin abdōmin- (see abdominal) + -o- + -plasty
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British Dictionary definitions for abdominoplasty

abdominoplasty
/ (æbˈdɒmɪnəʊˌplæstɪ) /

noun plural -ies

the surgical removal of excess skin and fat from the abdomen
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Medical definitions for abdominoplasty

abdominoplasty
[ ăb-dŏmə-nō-plăs′tē ]

n.

Plastic surgery of the abdomen in which excess fatty tissue and skin are removed, usually for cosmetic purposes.
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