noun (plural umbilicoplasties)
Plastic surgery performed on the navel, usually for cosmetic purposes.
- According to the New York Times, plastic surgeons reported a surge in requests for umbilicoplasties last spring.
- This cosmetic surgical procedure is known as umbilicoplasty, with an average cost around $2,500.
- Standalone umbilicoplasties are also rising, now that trousers are low-rise and navel-piercing is de rigueur.
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