rhinoplasty

[ rahy-nuh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈraɪ nəˌplæs ti /

noun, plural rhi·no·plas·ties. Surgery.

plastic surgery of the nose.

Nearby words

  1. rhinopathy,
  2. rhinopharyngitis,
  3. rhinophonia,
  4. rhinophycomycosis,
  5. rhinophyma,
  6. rhinorrhagia,
  7. rhinorrhea,
  8. rhinosalpingitis,
  9. rhinoscleroma,
  10. rhinoscopy

Origin of rhinoplasty

First recorded in 1835–45; rhino- + -plasty

Related formsrhi·no·plas·tic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for rhinoplasty

rhinoplasty

/ (ˈraɪnəʊˌplæstɪ) /

noun

plastic surgery of the nose
Derived Formsrhinoplastic, adjective

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Word Origin and History for rhinoplasty

rhinoplasty

n.

1828, from rhino- "nose" + -plasty. Related: rhinoplastic (1823).

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Medicine definitions for rhinoplasty

rhinoplasty

[ rīnō-plăs′tē, -nə- ]

n.

Plastic surgery of the nose.

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