mentoplasty

[ men-tuh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈmɛn təˌplæs ti /

noun, plural men·to·plas·ties.

plastic surgery to correct a functional or cosmetic deformity of the chin.

Nearby words

  1. mention,
  2. mentmore,
  3. mentoanterior position,
  4. menton,
  5. mentonnière,
  6. mentoposterior position,
  7. mentor,
  8. mentoring,
  9. mentotransverse position,
  10. mentum

Origin of mentoplasty

< Latin ment(um) chin (see mentum) + -o- + -plasty

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Medicine definitions for mentoplasty

mentoplasty

[ mĕntə-plăs′tē ]

n.

Surgical alteration of the chin.genioplasty

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