Definition of abdominoplasty in English:

abdominoplasty

noun

Medicine
  • A surgical operation involving the removal of excess flesh from the abdomen.

    • ‘Liposuction, tummy tuck or abdominoplasty are the types of abdominal plastic surgeries.’
    • ‘The standard abdominoplasty is a large procedure requiring two to four days hospitalisation.’
    • ‘The patient may seek consultation with a plastic surgeon for a face lift, mammoplasty, or abdominoplasty for removal of excess skin.’
    • ‘In a traditional abdominoplasty, an incision is made along the bikini line from hip to hip, the loose skin is removed, the muscles are tightened and the incision is sealed.’
    • ‘In addition to looking better in their clothes with the help of abdominoplasty, more men are also seeking facial rejuvenation with face-lifts, eyelid surgery and brow-lifts.’

Pronunciation:

abdominoplasty

/abˈdɒmɪnə(ʊ)ˌplasti/