rhytidoplasty

noun
plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
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some actresses have more than one face lift

Syn:
Derivationally related forms: ↑face-lift (for: ↑face lifting)
Hyponyms: ↑nose job, ↑rhinoplasty

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • rhytidoplasty — SYN: rhytidectomy. [G. rhytis, a wrinkle, + plastos, formed] * * * rhyt·i·do·plas·ty (ritґĭ do plas″te) rhytidectomy. rhytidoplastic adj …   Medical dictionary

  • rhytidectomy — Elimination of wrinkles from, or reshaping of, the face by excising any excess skin and tightening the remainder; the so called face lift. SYN: face lift, rhytidoplasty. [G. rhytis (rhytid ), a wrinkle] * * * rhyt·i·dec·to·my .rit ə dek tə mē n …   Medical dictionary

  • face lift — n. 1. an operation to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from a person s face. Syn: face lifting, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a renovation that improves the outward appearance, as of a building. Syn: face lifting. [WordNet …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhytidectomy — noun Plastic surgery to reduce the visible signs of aging in the face by removing wrinkles. Syn: facelift, rhytidoplasty …   Wiktionary

  • anaplasty — noun surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue • Syn: ↑plastic surgery, ↑reconstructive surgery • Hypernyms: ↑operation, ↑surgery, ↑surgical operation, ↑surgical procedure, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cosmetic surgery — noun plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised some actresses have more than one face lift • Syn: ↑face lift, ↑facelift …   Useful english dictionary

  • face lift — noun 1. plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised some actresses have more than one face lift • Syn: ↑facelift, ↑lift,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • face lifting — noun 1. a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes (Freq. 1) give your home a facelift more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction • Syn: ↑face… …   Useful english dictionary

  • facelift — noun 1. plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised some actresses have more than one face lift • Syn: ↑face lift, ↑lift,… …   Useful english dictionary

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