Definition of Rhinoplasty

1. Noun. Cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of your nose.




Definition of Rhinoplasty

1. n. Plastic surgery of the nose to correct deformity or to replace lost tissue. Tissue may be transplanted from the patient's cheek, forehead, arm, etc., or even from another person.

Definition of Rhinoplasty

1. Noun. (context: surgery) A type of plastic surgery that is used to improve the function (reconstructive surgery) or appearance (cosmetic surgery) of a person's nose. ¹

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Definition of Rhinoplasty

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Medical Definition of Rhinoplasty

1. Plastic surgery of the nose to correct deformity or to replace lost tissue. Tissue may be transplanted from the patient's cheek, forehead, arm, etc, or even from another person. Origin: Rhino- + -plasty: cf. F. Rhinoplastie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhinoplasty

rhinomucormycosis
rhinomycosis
rhinonecrosis
rhinopathy
rhinopharyngeal
rhinopharyngitis
rhinopharyngolith
rhinopharynx
rhinophonia
rhinophore
rhinophores
rhinophycomycosis
rhinophyma
rhinoplastic
rhinoplasties
rhinoplasty (current term)
rhinopneumonitis
rhinopome
rhinopomes
rhinorrhagia
rhinorrhagias
rhinorrhea
rhinorrheas
rhinorrhoea
rhinorrhœa
rhinos
rhinosalpingitis
rhinoscleroma
rhinoscleromas
rhinoscope

Literary usage of Rhinoplasty

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Hand-book of Operative Surgery by John Hooker Packard (1870)
"XII, is shown the method now most in vogue for " rhinoplasty," or nose-making. The patient being in good physical condition, the surgeon considers carefully ..."

2. Surgical Operations: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners by Friedrich Pels-Leusder (1912)
"Operations On and Within the Nose and the Adjoining Cavities rhinoplasty. It is impossible to describe exactly all methods of rhinoplasty. ..."

3. Atlas and Epitome of Operative Surgery by Otto Zuckerkandl (1902)
"The operation consists essentially in grafting upon the freshened margins of the defect in the nose an approxi- Fio. 170. Model for rhinoplasty. FIG. ..."

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