- The preservation, restoration, or bestowing of physical beauty, especially to the human body.
- The correction of disfigurement, as by surgery or tattooing.
- The results of cosmetic procedures or interventions.
- A procedure or intervention to improve appearance.
- The creation of life-like prosthetic limbs.
- A prosthetic limb with life-like appearance.
From Ancient Greek κόσμησις (kosmesis, “an adorning”), from κοσμέω (kosmeo, “to order, arrange, adorn”), κόσμος (kosmos, “order”)