Definitions for abdominoplastyæbˈdɒm ə nəˌplæs ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•dom•i•no•plas•tyæbˈdɒm ə nəˌplæs ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. excision of abdominal fat and skin for cosmetic purposes.

    Category: Surgery

Origin of abdominoplasty:

< L abdōmin- (see abdominal ) + -o - + -plasty

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abdominoplasty, tummy tuck(noun)

    cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach


  1. abdominoplasty(Noun)

    The surgical removal of excess flesh from the abdomen, usually for cosmetic reasons.


  1. Abdominoplasty

    Abdominoplasty or "tummy tuck" is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen more firm. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen in order to tighten the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall. This type of surgery is usually sought by patients with loose or sagging tissues after pregnancy or major weight loss.


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