Definition of rhinoplasty in English:

rhinoplasty

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] Plastic surgery performed on the nose:

    ‘rhinoplasty to straighten the nose’
    [count noun] ‘the operation was more costly than a simple rhinoplasty’
    • ‘After all, we're not talking bronzer and rhinoplasty here.’
    • ‘Dr. Goldman's enthusiasm for rhinoplasty was intriguing to Dr. Simons.’
    • ‘Seltzer investigated two different doses of bromelain in patients undergoing rhinoplasty.’
    • ‘This paper has not explored the nuances of varying angles for lateral views but the experienced rhinoplasty surgeon is only too aware that small angle changes on the lateral view can emphasize or de-emphasise small dorsal humps.’
    • ‘Breast implants are common, as are cheek implants and rhinoplasty.’
    • ‘For instance, if I'd worn a metal nose cone throughout my childhood I might have saved myself thousands of pounds in costly rhinoplasty.’
    • ‘Young teenagers, the group which is most taken up with its own appearance, are not ideal candidates for rhinoplasty, or most cosmetic surgery for that matter.’
    • ‘Each procedure involved a teenager having rhinoplasty.’
    • ‘For Tailia Santo, the rhinoplasty that changed her nose wasn't her first surgery; she had already had breast implants.’
    • ‘Sinus surgery was the majority of his cases, but he did some rhinoplasty.’
    • ‘The reality is that rhinoplasty surgeons will continue to display pre- and post-operative photographs that inadvertently misrepresent their results.’
    • ‘Other surgeries can include: suction-assisted lipoplasty of the waist, rhinoplasty, facial bone reduction, face-lift, and blephroplasty.’
    • ‘Asian rhinoplasty is different to other parts of the world.’
    • ‘In the TV version, contestants are made-over from head to toe, from liposuction to rhinoplasty.’
    • ‘Other procedures available are otoplasty (ear correction), rhinoplasty, liposculpture, penile enhancement and face, neck and brow lifts to name but a few.’
    • ‘The rhinoplasty her Daddy bought her for her Sweet Sixteen went horribly awry and left her with a nose looking like something out of Star Trek.’
    • ‘The doc says it's no worry 'cause it is a common aftereffect of rhinoplasty and should go away pretty soon.’
    • ‘For instance, a classic rhinoplasty in China aims at making the nose higher by using nasal implants.’
    • ‘To resemble Pitt, the brothers undergo rhinoplasty, receive chin implants, and obtain porcelain veneers.’
    • ‘They both get rhinoplasty, chin implants and porcelain veneers, in the hopes that all the facial overhauling - and massive pain that they suffer - will ultimately help them with their dreams of becoming movie stars.’

Pronunciation:

rhinoplasty

/ˈrʌɪnə(ʊ)ˌplasti/