cosmesis


cos·me·sis

noun \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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