/ (ˈmæmæˌplæstɪ) /
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
Words nearby mammaplasty
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Medical definitions for mammaplasty
Reconstructive or cosmetic plastic surgery to alter the size or shape of the breast.
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