cosmetic surgery

Definitions of cosmetic surgery
  1. 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
    synonyms: face lift, face lifting, facelift, lift, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty
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    nose job, rhinoplasty
    cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of your nose
    type of:
    anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery
    surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
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