noun (plural abdominoplasties)Medicine
A surgical operation involving the removal of excess flesh from the abdomen.
- The patient may seek consultation with a plastic surgeon for a face lift, mammoplasty, or abdominoplasty for removal of excess skin.
- The standard abdominoplasty is a large procedure requiring two to four days hospitalisation.
- Liposuction, tummy tuck or abdominoplasty are the types of abdominal plastic surgeries.
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