Definition of lipectomy in English:

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Pronunciation: /liˈpektəme/ Pronunciation: /lī-/


The surgical removal of fatty tissue, especially from the abdomen in obese people.
Example sentences
  • Suction lipectomy is a form of plastic surgery in which an attempt is made to improve the contours of the body by removing fat through suction.
  • Many of these patients will also need procedures on the arms, inner thighs, breasts, and back in addition to the belt lipectomy.
  • Liposuction-assisted lipectomy, usually performed by a subspecialist, can be successful in removing even large lipomas with minimal scarring.

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Syllabification: lip·ec·to·my

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