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liposuction

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noun li·po·suc·tion \ˈli-pə-ˌsək-shən, ˈlī-\

Simple Definition of liposuction

  • medical : a kind of surgery that removes fat from a person's body

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of liposuction

  1. :  surgical removal of local fat deposits (as in the thighs) especially for cosmetic purposes

1983

First Known Use of liposuction

1983


Medical Dictionary

liposuction

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noun li·po·suc·tion \-ˌsək-shən\

Medical Definition of liposuction

  1. :  surgical removal of local fat deposits (as in the thighs) especially for cosmetic purposes by applying suction through a small tube inserted into the body—called also suction lipectomy

liposuction transitive verb




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