TITLE

liposuction

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1255
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "liposuction" is presented. It refers to the removal of subcutaneous fat tissue with a blunt-tipped cannula introduced into the fatty area through a small incision. It is a form of plastic surgery intended to remove adipose tissue from localized areas of fat accumulation as on the hips, knees, buttocks, thighs, face, arms or neck.
ACCESSION #
21234299

 

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