Definitions for abdominoplastyæbˈdɒm ə nəˌplæs ti
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ab•dom•i•no•plas•tyæbˈdɒm ə nəˌplæs ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
excision of abdominal fat and skin for cosmetic purposes.
Origin of abdominoplasty:
< L abdōmin- (see abdominal ) + -o - + -plasty
abdominoplasty, tummy tuck(noun)
cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach
The surgical removal of excess flesh from the abdomen, usually for cosmetic reasons.
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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