abdominoplasty

[ ab-dom-uh-nuh-plas-tee ]
/ æbˈdɒm ə nəˌplæs ti /

noun, plural ab·dom·i·no·plas·ties.

excision of abdominal fat and skin for cosmetic purposes.

Nearby words

  1. abdominocystic,
  2. abdominogenital,
  3. abdominohysterectomy,
  4. abdominohysterotomy,
  5. abdominoperineal,
  6. abdominoscopy,
  7. abdominoscrotal,
  8. abdominothoracic,
  9. abdominothoracic arch,
  10. abdominous

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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Medicine 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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