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rhinoplasty

[rahy-nuh-plas-tee] /ˈraɪ nəˌplæs ti/
noun, plural rhinoplasties. Surgery
1.
plastic surgery of the nose.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; rhino- + -plasty
Related forms
rhinoplastic, adjective
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  • There are no visible scars if the rhinoplasty is performed from inside the nose.
British Dictionary definitions for rhinoplasty

rhinoplasty

/ˈraɪnəʊˌplæstɪ/
noun
1.
plastic surgery of the nose
Derived Forms
rhinoplastic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for rhinoplasty
n.

1828, from rhino- "nose" + -plasty. Related: rhinoplastic (1823).

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rhinoplasty in Medicine

rhinoplasty rhi·no·plas·ty (rī'nō-plās'tē, -nə-)
n.
Plastic surgery of the nose.

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