Definition of labioplasty in US English:

labioplasty

noun

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

/ˈlābēōˌplastē//ˈleɪbioʊˌplæsti/