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abdominoplasty

Line breaks: ab|dom¦ino|plasty
Pronunciation: /abˈdɒmɪnə(ʊ)ˌplasti
 
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Definition of abdominoplasty in English:

noun (plural abdominoplasties)

Medicine
A surgical operation involving the removal of excess flesh from the abdomen.
Example sentences
  • 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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