Definition of liposuction
: surgical removal of local fat deposits (as in the thighs) especially for cosmetic purposes
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Omulepu injured four women in May 2015 performing liposuction, Florida health officials said.
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Definition of liposuction for English Language Learners
medical : a kind of surgery that removes fat from a person's body
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
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