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umbilicoplasty

Syllabification: um·bil·i·co·plas·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌəmˈbilikōˌplastē
 
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Definition of umbilicoplasty in English:

noun (plural umbilicoplasties)

Plastic surgery performed on the navel, usually for cosmetic purposes.
Example sentences
  • 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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