facelift

noun
face·​lift | \ ˈfā-ˌslift \
variants: or face-lift also face-lifting \ -​ˌslif-​tiŋ How to pronounce face-lifting (audio) \

Medical Definition of facelift

: plastic surgery on the face and neck to remove defects and imperfections (as wrinkles or sagging skin) typical of aging

called also rhytidectomy

Other Words from facelift

face-lift transitive verb

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“Facelift.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/facelift. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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