cosmetic surgery

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  1. plastic surgery for improving a person's appearance by restoration of damaged areas of skin, removal of wrinkles or blemishes, etc.

Origin of cosmetic surgery

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for cosmetic surgery

cosmetic surgery

  1. surgery performed to improve the appearance, rather than for medical reasons

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