cosmetic-surgery

cosmetic surgery

noun
plastic surgery for improving a person's appearance by restoration of damaged areas of skin, removal of wrinkles or blemishes, etc.

Origin:
1925–30

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cosmetic surgery
 
n
surgery performed to improve the appearance, rather than for medical reasons

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cosmetic surgery n.
Surgery that modifies or improves the appearance of a physical feature, irregularity, or defect.

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