brachioplasty

noun
bra·​chio·​plas·​ty | \ ˈbrā-kē-ō-ˌpla-stē How to pronounce brachioplasty (audio) \
plural brachioplasties

Medical Definition of brachioplasty

: plastic surgery that removes excess skin and fat from the undersurface of the upper arm chiefly for cosmetic purposes to reduce sagging

called also arm lift

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“Brachioplasty.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/brachioplasty. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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