rhinoplasty

[rahy-nuh-plas-tee]
noun, plural rhinoplasties. Surgery.
plastic surgery of the nose.

Origin:
1835–45; rhino- + -plasty

rhinoplastic, adjective
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rhinoplasty (ˈraɪnəʊˌplæstɪ)
 
n
plastic surgery of the nose
 
rhino'plastic
 
adj

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rhinoplasty
1842, earlier rhinoplastic (1823), from comb. form of Gk. rhinos "nose" + -plastia, from plastos "molded, formed" (see plastic).
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rhinoplasty rhi·no·plas·ty (rī'nō-plās'tē, -nə-)
n.
Plastic surgery of the nose.

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There are no visible scars if the rhinoplasty is performed from inside the nose.
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