rhytidectomy

[rit-i-dek-tuh-mee]

noun, plural rhyt·i·dec·to·mies.


Origin of rhytidectomy

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

repair, renovation, restoration, revival

rhytidectomy in Medicine

rhytidectomy

[rĭt′ĭ-dĕktə-mē]

n.

face-lift
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