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Definitions for liposuction
ˈlɪp əˌsʌk ʃən, ˈlaɪ pə-li·po·suc·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. liposuction, suction lipectomynoun

    lipectomy (especially for cosmetic purposes) in which excess fatty tissue is removed from under the skin by suction

Wiktionary

  1. liposuctionnoun

    A cosmetic surgery procedure in which excess fat is removed from a specific area by suction.

  2. liposuctionverb

    To remove by liposuction.

Wikipedia

  1. Liposuction

    Liposuction, or simply lipo, is a type of fat-removal procedure used in plastic surgery. Evidence does not support an effect on weight beyond a couple of months and does not appear to affect obesity-related problems. In the United States, liposuction is the most common cosmetic surgery.The procedure may be performed under general, regional, or local anesthesia. It involves using a cannula and negative pressure to suck out fat. As a cosmetic procedure it is believed to work best on people with a normal weight and good skin elasticity.While the suctioned fat cells are permanently gone, after a few months overall body fat generally returns to the same level as before treatment. This is despite maintaining the previous diet and exercise regimen. While the fat returns somewhat to the treated area, most of the increased fat occurs in the abdominal area. Visceral fat—⁠the fat surrounding the internal organs—increases, and this condition has been linked to life-shortening diseases such as diabetes, stroke, and heart attack.

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  1. liposuction

    Liposuction is a type of cosmetic surgery that breaks up and removes excess fat from the body, typically in areas like the abdomen, thighs, buttocks, neck, chin, upper and back parts of the arms, calves, and back. It is often done to reshape these areas and is not a general weight-loss method or a treatment for obesity. It's done using a suction device that is inserted through small skin incisions.

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  1. Liposuction

    Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty, liposculpture suction lipectomy or simply lipo is a cosmetic surgery operation that removes fat from many different sites on the human body. Areas affected can range from the abdomen, thighs and buttocks, to the neck, backs of the arms and elsewhere. Several factors limit the amount of fat that can be safely removed in one session. Ultimately, the operating physician and the patient make the decision. There are negative aspects to removing too much fat. Unusual "lumpiness" and/or "dents" in the skin can be seen in those patients "over-suctioned". The more fat removed, the higher the surgical risk. While reports of people removing 50 pounds of fat have been claimed, the contouring possible with liposuction may cause the appearance of weight loss to be greater than the actual amount of fat removed. The procedure may be performed under general, regional, or local anesthesia. The safety of the technique relates not only to the amount of tissue removed, but to the choice of anesthetic and the patient's overall health. It is ideal for the patient to be as fit as possible before the procedure and not to have smoked for several months. Relatively modern techniques for body contouring and removal of fat were first performed by a French surgeon, Charles Dujarier. A 1926 case that resulted in gangrene in the leg of a French model in a procedure performed by Dr. Dujarier set back interest in body contouring for decades to follow.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of liposuction in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of liposuction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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