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rhytidectomy

[rit-i-dek-tuh-mee]
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noun, plural rhyt·i·dec·to·mies.
  1. face-lift.
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Origin of rhytidectomy

1930–35; < Greek rhytid-, stem of rhytís wrinkle + -ectomy
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repair, renovation, restoration, revival, rhytidectomy

rhytidectomy in Medicine

rhytidectomy

(rĭt′ĭ-dĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. face-lift
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