[ li-pek-tuh-mee, lahy- ]
/ lɪˈpɛk tə mi, laɪ- /
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noun, plural lip·ec·to·mies.Surgery.
the surgical removal of fatty tissue.
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Medical definitions for lipectomy
[ lĭ-pĕk′tə-mē, lī- ]
Excision of subcutaneous fatty tissue.
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