Liposuction

the removal of unwanted body fat by suction [NHS Direct]

Liposuction

Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty (`fat modeling`), liposculpture suction lipectomy (`suction-assisted fat removal`) or simply lipo, is a cosmetic surgery operation that removes fat from many different sites on the human body. Areas affected can range from the abdomen, thighs and buttocks, to the neck, backs of the arms and elsewhere. Seve...
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Liposuction

a surgical procedure in which fat is removed from areas of the body using a suction pump
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Liposuction

removal of fat lying under the skin through the use of a cannula and vacuum
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Liposuction

Our Liposuction Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Liposuction Liposuction: The most common cosmetic operation in the U. S. with over 400,000 such surgical operations done annually, liposuction involves the surgical suctioning of fat deposits from specific parts of the body, the most common being the abdome...
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liposuction

<procedure, surgery> Removal of body fat from the contours of the body via a suction device. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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liposuction

(lip┬┤o-suk″shәn) suction-assisted lipectomy.
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liposuction

(from the article `plastic surgery`) ...sutures so that the wound is held closed by buried sutures. Among the techniques used in plastic surgery are incision, excision, chemosurgery, ...
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liposuction

liposuction The procedure of liposuction is not a good substitute for dieting and exercise.
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Liposuction

What is liposuction? Liposuction is an operation to improve your body shape by removing unwanted fat that does not respond to diet and exercise. There are several different liposuction techniques. During 'wet' liposuction, a fluid mixture is injected into the area being treated. A thin metal tube called a cannula is inserted through an in...
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liposuction

Type: Term Pronunciation: lip′ō-sŭk′shŭn, lī′pō- Definitions: 1. Method of removing unwanted subcutaneous fat using suction cannulae inserted through short, strategically placed incisions; used in body contouring.
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liposuction

lipectomy (especially for cosmetic purposes) in which excess fatty
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