abdominoplasty

noun
ab·​dom·​i·​no·​plas·​ty | \ (ˌ)ab-ˈdäm-ə-nō-ˌplas-tē How to pronounce abdominoplasty (audio) \
plural abdominoplasties

Medical Definition of abdominoplasty

: cosmetic surgery of the abdomen that typically involves removal of excess skin and fat and tightening of the abdominal muscles

called also tummy tuck

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“Abdominoplasty.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/abdominoplasty. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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