Abdominoplasty Definition

ăb-dŏmə-nō-plăstē, -nə-
abdominoplasties
noun
Plastic surgery of the abdomen in which fat and skin are removed and muscles are sometimes tightened, usually for cosmetic purposes.
American Heritage Medicine
Synonyms:
tummy-tuck

Other Word Forms of Abdominoplasty

Noun

Singular:
abdominoplasty
Plural:
abdominoplasties

Origin of Abdominoplasty

  • Latin abdōmen abdōmin- belly abdomen –plasty

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • abdomino- (“abdomen") +"Ž -plasty (“plastic surgery")

    From Wiktionary

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