selective lipectomy

noun
plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue
Syn: ↑lipectomy
Hyponyms: ↑liposuction, ↑suction lipectomy

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  • lipectomy — noun plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue • Syn: ↑selective lipectomy • Hypernyms: ↑plastic surgery, ↑reconstructive surgery, ↑anaplasty • Hyponyms: ↑liposuction, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • suction lipectomy — noun lipectomy (especially for cosmetic purposes) in which excess fatty tissue is removed from under the skin by suction • Syn: ↑liposuction • Hypernyms: ↑lipectomy, ↑selective lipectomy * * * the removal of fatty tissue by making a small… …   Useful english dictionary

  • liposuction — noun lipectomy (especially for cosmetic purposes) in which excess fatty tissue is removed from under the skin by suction • Syn: ↑suction lipectomy • Hypernyms: ↑lipectomy, ↑selective lipectomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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

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

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