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blepharoplasty

[blef-er-uh-plas-tee] /ˈblɛf ər əˌplæs ti/
noun, plural blepharoplasties.
1.
plastic surgery of the eyelid, used to remove epicanthic folds, sagging tissue, or wrinkles around the eyes or to repair injury to the eyelid.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; blepharo- + -plasty
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British Dictionary definitions for blepharoplasty

blepharoplasty

/ˈblɛfərəʊˌplæstɪ/
noun
1.
cosmetic surgery performed on the eyelid
Word Origin
C20: from Greek blepharo(n) eyelid + -plasty
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Word Origin and History for blepharoplasty
n.

1839, from blepharo-, comb. form of Greek blepharon "eyelid" (related to blepein "to look, see") + -plasty.

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blepharoplasty in Medicine

blepharoplasty bleph·a·ro·plas·ty (blěf'ər-ə-plās'tē)
n.
Plastic surgery of the eyelids. Also called tarsoplasty.


bleph'a·ro·plas'tic (-plās'tĭk) adj.
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