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mammaplasty

mammoplasty (ˈmæməˌplæstɪ)

/ (ˈmæmæˌplæstɪ) /
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noun plural -ties

cosmetic surgery to alter the size or shape of the breast

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Word Origin for mammaplasty

C20: from New Latin, from Latin mamma breast + -plasty
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Medical definitions for mammaplasty

mammaplasty

n.

Reconstructive or cosmetic plastic surgery to alter the size or shape of the breast.
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