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augmentation

 [awg-men-ta´shun]
an adding on.
bladder augmentation augmentation cystoplasty.
breast augmentation popular name for augmentation mammaplasty.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

augmentation

A surgical enhancement/plasty procedure in which a body part (e.g., breast, buttocks, cheeks, chin) is enhanced with Gore-Tex, fat, fibrous tissue, etc.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

augmentation

 Augmentation mammoplasty, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, (e.g., breast augmentation).
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, degree, or severity.
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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