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cosmetic

 [koz-met´ik]
1. beautifying; tending to preserve, restore, or confer comeliness.
2. a beautifying substance or preparation.
3. pertaining to surgical correction of a physical defect.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cos·met·ic

(koz-met'ik),
1. Referring to surgical procedures intended to improve appearance; specifically relates to correction of deformities that result from heredity or aging and not caused by congenital anomalies, disease, trauma, or tumors.
2. Relating to the use of cosmetics.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cos·met·ic

(koz-met'ik)
1. Relating to cosmesis.
2. Relating to the use of cosmetics.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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