Rhytidectomy definition

ritidektəmē
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Plastic surgery of the face to remove wrinkles, skin folds, etc.; face-lifting.
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(surgery) Plastic surgery to reduce the visible signs of aging in the face by removing wrinkles.
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Noun

Singular:
rhytidectomy
Plural:
rhytidectomies

Origin of rhytidectomy

  • From rhytid + -ectomy

    From Wiktionary