lipectomy

noun
li·​pec·​to·​my | \ li-ˈpek-tə-mē How to pronounce lipectomy (audio) , lī- How to pronounce lipectomy (audio) \
plural lipectomies

Medical Definition of lipectomy

: the excision of subcutaneous fatty tissue especially as a cosmetic surgical procedure

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“Lipectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lipectomy. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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