noun plural -ties
cosmetic surgery to alter the size or shape of the breast
Word Origin for mammaplasty
C20: from New Latin, from Latin mamma breast + -plasty
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Related Words for mammaplastyliposuction, face-lift, blepharoplasty, dermabrasion, dermatoplasty, eyelift, mammoplasty, prosthetics, rhinoplasty
Reconstructive or cosmetic plastic surgery to alter the size or shape of the breast.
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