the removal of fatty tissue by making a small incision in the skin, loosening the fat layer, and withdrawing it by suction.
liposuction, face-lift, blepharoplasty, dermabrasion, dermatoplasty, eyelift, mammaplasty, mammoplasty, prosthetics, rhinoplasty
Origin of suction lipectomy
First recorded in 1980–85
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