Definition of rhinoplasty
: plastic surgery on the nose usually for cosmetic purposes
Recent Examples of rhinoplasty from the Web
For reconstructive surgeon Dara Liotta, rhinoplasty is a popular gift, helping graduates reconstruct their noses.
Consider the fact that nearly 250,000 Americans underwent rhinoplasty—commonly known as a nose job—in 2011, most of those for cosmetic reasons.
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Medical Definition of rhinoplasty
: plastic surgery on the nose usually for cosmetic purposes—called also nose job
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