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liposuction

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

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

Full Definition of LIPOSUCTION

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

First Known Use of LIPOSUCTION

1983

liposuction

noun li·po·suc·tion \-ˌsək-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIPOSUCTION

:  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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