- the branch of surgery dealing with the repair or replacement of malformed, injured, or lost organs or tissues of the body, chiefly by the transplant of living tissues.
Origin of plastic surgery
Related Words for plastic surgeryliposuction, face-lift, blepharoplasty, dermabrasion, dermatoplasty, eyelift, mammaplasty, mammoplasty, prosthetics, rhinoplasty
Examples from the Web for plastic surgery
Contemporary Examples of plastic surgery
These three Asian nations all made it into the latest study of the top 10 most plastic-surgery dependent countries in the world.DIY Plastic Surgery: Can You Change Your Face Without Going Under the Knife?
January 6, 2014
After she had her daughter, Big Ang caught the plastic-surgery bug.Big Ang, Breakout Star of VH1’s Reality Series ‘Mob Wives,’ Opens Up
March 21, 2012
Before she went on a plastic-surgery binge, Heidi had to tell her beau Spencer he might be a babydaddy.11 Life Lessons from The Hills
Sujay Kumar, The Daily Beast Video
July 12, 2010
He argues that it would be discriminatory to females who comprise 90 percent of all plastic-surgery patients.Are These Breasts Deductible?
July 30, 2009
- the branch of surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic repair or re-formation of missing, injured, or malformed tissues or partsAlso called: anaplasty
- Surgery to remodel, repair, or restore body parts, especially by the transfer of tissue.
- The branch of surgery that deals with the remodeling, repair, or restoration of body parts, especially by the transfer of tissue.
Surgery that repairs or reconstructs a body part. Plastic surgery is used to correct physical defects and to rebuild parts of the body that have been damaged by trauma or disease. Some examples of plastic surgery are breast reconstruction for women who have undergone a mastectomy and skin grafting for burn victims.