chalinoplasty

chalinoplasty

An obsolete term for:
(1) A variant of cheiloplasty for correcting a bridle scar or webbing at the corner of the mouth. 
(2) Plastic surgery of the lower face and lips.

chalinoplasty

(kăl′ĭ-nō-plăs″tē) [Gr. chalinos, corner of mouth, + plassein, to mold]
An obsolete term for plastic surgery of the mouth and lips, esp. of the corners of the mouth.