Definition of Lipectomy

1. Noun. Plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue.

Exact synonyms: Selective Lipectomy
Specialized synonyms: Liposuction, Suction Lipectomy
Generic synonyms: Anaplasty, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery



Definition of Lipectomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The surgical removal of fat from the body ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lipectomy

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Medical Definition of Lipectomy

1. Removal of localised subcutaneous fat deposits by suction curettage or blunt cannulization in the cosmetic correction of obesity and other esthetic contour defects. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lipectomy

lipaemia retinalis
lipaemias
lipaemic
lipaemic retinopathy
lipancreatin
lipans
liparian
liparite
liparites
liparocele
lipase
lipase test
lipases
lipe
lipectomies
lipectomy (current term)
lipedema
lipedematous alopecia
lipemia
lipemias
lipemic
lipfern
lipgloss
lipglosses
lipiarmycin
lipic
lipid
lipid-lowering medication
lipid-lowering medicine
lipid-mobilizing hormone

Literary usage of Lipectomy

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1. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children (1916)
"Type of obesity, abdominal relaxation and umbilical hernia suitable for treatment by lipectomy and reconstruction of anterior abdominal wall. ..."

2. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1917)
"lipectomy. lipectomy, or the removal of a large amount of fat in connection with ... Gibbon, of Philadelphia, has reported a case of lipectomy in a patient ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"In very fat patients, the resection of an ovoid area of skin with the subcutaneous fat in the mid- line (horizontal lipectomy) has been found to be of great ..."

4. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"My surgical colleagues often remove large masses of fat from the abdomen by excision ("lipectomy"). References 1. Larger General Articles on the ..."

5. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... accumulation and distribution in meal-fed rats, 160312 lipectomy adipose tissue regeneration (rat), 161, 111 Lipids composition of submandibular and ..."

6. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1912)
"Dr. Howard Kelly in describing his operation of lipectomy says that by searching you can usually find some subdivisions of the fascia which run between the ..."

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