rhytidectomy

[ rit-i-dek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌrɪt ɪˈdɛk tə mi /

noun, plural rhyt·i·dec·to·mies.

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Origin of rhytidectomy

1930–35; < Greek rhytid-, stem of rhytís wrinkle + -ectomy
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Medical definitions for rhytidectomy

rhytidectomy
[ rĭt′ĭ-dĕktə-mē ]

n.

face-lift
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