Definition of ptotic in English:

ptotic

adjective

Medicine
  • See ptosis

    • ‘Occasionally, the small volume of TRAM tissue cannot fulfill the requirements for breast symmetry, especially in those patients with limited abdominal tissue and large ptotic breasts.’
    • ‘This flap also permits large ptotic breasts to be reconstructed without recourse to breast implants.’
    • ‘In older patients, these glands may become ptotic and appear more prominent.’

Pronunciation

ptotic

/ˈtəʊtɪk/