lipectomy

Definitions of lipectomy
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n plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue

Synonyms:
selective lipectomy
Types:
liposuction, suction lipectomy
lipectomy (especially for cosmetic purposes) in which excess fatty tissue is removed from under the skin by suction
Type of:
anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery
surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue

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