chiloplasty

[kahy-luh-plas-tee]

noun, plural chi·lo·plas·ties. Surgery.


cheiloplasty

or chi·lo·plas·ty

[kahy-luh-plas-tee]

noun, plural chei·lo·plas·ties. Surgery.

plastic surgery of the lip.

Origin of cheiloplasty

First recorded in 1835–45; cheilo- + -plasty
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chiloplasty in Medicine

chiloplasty

[kīlə-plăs′tē]

n.

Variant ofcheiloplasty

cheiloplasty

n.

Plastic surgery of the lips.
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