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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

rhytidectomy in Medicine


  1. face-lift
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