Definition of labioplasty in English:

labioplasty

nounPlural labioplasties

mass nounMedicine
  • another term for labiaplasty
    • ‘Labioplasty is indicated for patients with persistent symptoms including entrapment and painful intercourse.’
    • ‘When Sam had a labioplasty, she ended up with labial thickening.’
    • ‘One cosmetic procedure no longer claimable is labioplasty.’
    • ‘Danielle had sexual reassignment surgery, both vaginoplasty and labioplasty.’
    • ‘Some women are so hung up about their bodies that they consent to labioplasty and breast enlargements.’
    • ‘Another ad, offering ‘labioplasty’ and ‘vaginoplasty’, promises an improvement in ‘sexual satisfaction, cosmetic appearance, and self-esteem’.’
    • ‘Other surgeons will use injections or trim the inner labia with a laser, using a procedure called labioplasty.’
    • ‘The complications of labioplasty are largely cosmetic, although the functional role of the labia should not be underestimated.’
    • ‘After vaginoplasty, labioplasty, or hymenoplasty, you can expect to be back to work in 1–2 weeks.’
    • ‘The increasing popularity of labioplasty suggests that the appearance of the nether regions is becoming something of an obsession for some.’

Origin

Late 19th century (originally denoting surgery on the lips): from labio- + -plasty.

Pronunciation

labioplasty

/ˈleɪbɪə(ʊ)ˌplasti/