genioplasty

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ge·ni·o·plas·ty

(jen'ī-ō-plas'tē),
Surgical correction of the bony contour of the chin.
[G. geneion, chin, cheek, + plastos, formed]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

genioplasty

(jē′nē-ō-plăs′tē, jə-nī′ə-)
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Surgery of chin, in particular of the mandibular bone, referring especially to chin augmentation, usually motivated by concerns over one’s appearance
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

men·to·plas·ty

(men'tō-plas-tē)
Surgical repair of the chin, whereby its shape or size is altered.
Synonym(s): genioplasty.
[L. mentum, chin, + G. plastos, formed]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Genioplasty

An operation performed to reshape the chin. Genioplasties are often done to treat OSA because the procedure changes the structure of the patient's upper airway.
Mentioned in: Sleep Apnea
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ge·ni·o·plas·ty

(jē'nē-ō-plas-tē)
Surgical procedure performed extraorally or intraorally to reshape the bony contour of chin.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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