Cheiloplasty
Cheiloplasty Chei"lo*plas`ty, n. [Gr. ? a lip + -plasty.] (Surg.) The process of forming an artificial tip or part of a lip, by using for the purpose a piece of healthy tissue taken from some neighboring part. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Cheiloplasty — or lip reduction (from Greek χείλος [kheilos] lip ) is the technical term for surgery of the lip. It includes lip reduction, the process of surgically reducing the size of the lip or lips in order to reduce the appearance of abnormally large or… …   Wikipedia

  • cheiloplasty — /kuy leuh plas tee/, n., pl. cheiloplasties. Surg. plastic surgery of the lip. Also, chiloplasty. [1835 45; CHEILO + PLASTY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cheiloplasty — Old term for plastic surgery of the lips. [cheilo + G. plastos, formed] * * * chei·lo·plas·ty kī lō .plas tē n, pl ties plastic surgery to repair lip defects chei·lo·plas·tic .kī lō plas tik adj * * * n. s …   Medical dictionary

  • cheiloplasty — n. plastic surgery performed on the lips …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cheiloplasty — chei·lo·plas·ty …   English syllables

  • cheiloplasty — n.; see labioplasty …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cheiloplasty — /ˈkaɪləplæsti/ (say kuyluhplastee) noun (plural cheiloplasties) plastic surgery of the lip. {Greek cheilo chilo 1 + plasty} –cheiloplastic, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • cheiloplasty — ˈkīlōˌplastē noun Etymology: chil + plasty : plastic surgery to repair lip defects …   Useful english dictionary

  • Лабиопластика (Labioplasty), Хейлопластика (Cheiloplasty) — хирургическое восстановление губ после травмы или их деформации. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Хейлопластика (Cheiloplasty) — см. Лабиопластика. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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