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cosmesis


cosmesis

noun cos·me·sis \käz-ˈmē-səs\
plural cos·me·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of COSMESIS

1
:  preservation, restoration, or enhancement of physical appearance <café au lait macules themselves require treatment only if cosmesis is requested—D. L. Stulberg et al> <the improved hip replacement resulted in a quicker recovery and better cosmesis>
2
:  the outer aesthetic covering (as of silicone) of a limb prosthesis
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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