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hymenoplasty

/ (ˈhaɪmənəʊˌplæstɪ) /
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noun plural -ties
a surgical operation to reconstruct the hymen in order to give the appearance of virginity, usually for religious or cultural reasons
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Word Origin for hymenoplasty

C20: from hymen + -plasty
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