lipectomy

[ li-pek-tuh-mee, lahy- ]
/ lɪˈpɛk tə mi, laɪ- /

noun, plural lip·ec·to·mies. Surgery.

the surgical removal of fatty tissue.

Origin of lipectomy

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Medicine definitions for lipectomy

lipectomy

[ lĭ-pĕktə-mē, lī- ]

n.

Excision of subcutaneous fatty tissue.
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