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Definition of the noun abdominoplasty

What does abdominoplasty mean as a name of something?


  1. cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach

Alternative definition of the noun abdominoplasty


  1. [surgery] The surgical removal of excess flesh from the abdomen, usually for cosmetic reasons.

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Google previewBody Contouring and Liposuction (2012)

Expert Consult - Online by J. Peter Rubin, Mark L. Jewell, Dirk Richter, Carlos Oscar Uebel

An abdominoplasty is an entirely elective, cosmetic procedure. However...

Google previewAtlas of Abdominoplasty (2008)

by Joseph Hunstad, Remus Repta

The full or complete abdominoplasty is the most commonly performed method of abdominoplasty.1 This is because the majority of abdominal contouring patients present with a combination of excess adiposity, significant soft-tissue laxity, ...

Google previewCultural Encyclopedia of the Body

Abdominoplasty Often known by its colloquial name, the ''tummy tuck,'' abdominoplasty is a major surgical procedure in which skin and fat are removed from the middle and lower abdomen and the abdominal muscles are tightened. Complete ...

Google previewMedical Terminology For Dummies (2015)

by Beverley Henderson, Jennifer Lee Dorsey

Abdominoplasty is a surgical “tummy-tuck.” ✓ Blepharoplasty is surgical reduction of the upper and lower eyelids. ✓ Brachioplasty is surgical removal of excessive, aging skin from the upper arms (also known as “bingo wings” surgery) .

Google previewNMS Surgery (2008)

by Bruce E. Jarrell, R. Anthony Carabasi

Abdominoplasty is the excision of excess abdominal fat and skin. In many cases, repair of diastasis rectibrought on by pregnancy or prior obesity is performed to tighten the abdominal wall. . Liposuction (suction-assisted lipectomy) is a ...

Google previewIssues in Aesthetic, Craniofacial, Maxillofacial, Oral, and Plastic Surgery: 2013 Edition (2013)

According to news reporting originating from Essex, United Kingdom, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, “Abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure designed to rejuvenate truncal aesthetics, in which restoring 'normal' waistline ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for The Language of Medicine, textbook by Davi-Ellen Chabner (2013)

Medicine, Medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS Abdominoplasty: Abdominoplasty is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen more firm. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the ...

Google previewAesthetic Surgery of the Abdominal Wall (2005)

by Melvin A. Shiffman, Sid Mirrafati

When a patient needs extensive skin and fat resection, muscle-aponeurotic plication and umbilicoplasty with the classic abdominoplasty is the treatment of choice. Not as many patients today need this kind of procedure, which was so popular ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Textbook of Surgery (2012)

Medicine, Surgery by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Abdominoplasty: Abdominoplasty is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen more firm. The surgeryinvolves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen inorderto tighten the muscle and fascia of ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes - Single Volume by Joyce M. Black, ISBN 9781416036418 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Abdominoplasty: Abdominoplasty is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen more firm. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen inordertotightenthe muscle and fascia of the ...

Google previewHandbook of Ambulatory Anesthesia (2008)

by Rebecca S. Twersky, Beverly K. Philip

Abdominoplasty is a procedure that is growing in popularity and has also been identilied as carrying a high risk for postoperative fatal pulmonary embolism. Hughes" found a mortality of 3.3 per 10,000 procedures. Patients with a history of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery (2009)

by Carol Ann Rinzler

abdominoplasty This cosmetic surgery, sometimes called a “tummy tuck,” reshapes and slims the area of the body between the chest and the pelvis to give the patient a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Aesthetic Rejuvenation Through Volume Enhancement (2014)

by Charles K. Herman, Berish Strauch

during flankplasty or extended abdominoplasty. (a) Flap is deepithelialized and incised down through the Scarpa fascia leaving superior medial attachment. (b) Flap is elevated and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Obesity and Eating Disorders, Third Edition (2009)

by Dana K. Cassell, David H. Gleaves

abdominoplasty A shaping of the abdominal area by surgery, popular since the 1960s. Frequently referred to as a “tummy tuck,” this surgery gets rid of stomach fat and tightens flabby muscles and loose abdominal skin. The surgeon cuts seven ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Skin and Skin Disorders, Third Edition (2009)

by Carol Turkington, Jeffrey S. Dover

abdominoplasty A surgical technique used to tighten up a sagging abdominal wall that has become flaccid due to pregnancy or weight loss. The most common of these techniques involves a long incision in the lower abdomen or directly ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

wall abdominal wound abdominocardiac reflex abdominogenital abdominohysterotomy abdominopelvic cavity abdominoperineal abdominoplasty abdominoscopy abdominoscrotal abdominothoracic arch abdominovaginal abdominovesical ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Education (2009)

by David Bedworth, Albert E Bedworth

ABDOMINOPLASTY A surgical procedure for reshaping the abdomen q.v. ABDUCT To move away from the midline. ct: adduct. ABDUCTION The movement of a body part in the frontal plane q.v. away from the midline of the body. ct: adduction ...

Google previewThe American Beauty Industry Encyclopedia (2010)

by Julie A. Willett

interventions for women were breast augmentation, liposuction, eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty, and breast reduction. In summary, these procedures express a desire to look more feminine, to eliminate the traces of childbirth or motherhood, ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

abdomen abdominoplasty portal system (as in cirrhosis) or the inferior vena cava. AUSCULTATION: Listening to sounds produced in abdominal organs provides useful diagnostic information. Absent or diminished bowel sounds may indicate ...

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