noun, plural ab·dom·i·no·plas·ties.

excision of abdominal fat and skin for cosmetic purposes.

Origin of abdominoplasty

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


noun plural -ies

the surgical removal of excess skin and fat from the abdomen
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abdominoplasty in Medicine




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