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noun, plural ab·dom·i·no·plas·ties.
  1. 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


noun plural -ies
  1. the surgical removal of excess skin and fat from the abdomen
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abdominoplasty in Medicine


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