lipectomy

[li-pek-tuh-mee, lahy-]

noun, plural lip·ec·to·mies. Surgery.

the surgical removal of fatty tissue.

Nearby words

  1. lipari islands,
  2. liparo-,
  3. lipase,
  4. lipchitz,
  5. lipchitz, jacques,
  6. lipedema,
  7. lipedematous alopecia,
  8. lipemia,
  9. lipemia retinalis,
  10. lipemic


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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