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augmentation

 [awg-men-ta´shun]
an adding on.
bladder augmentation augmentation cystoplasty.
breast augmentation popular name for augmentation mammaplasty.

augmentation

/aug·men·ta·tion/ (awg″men-ta´shun) an adding on, or the resulting condition.

augmentation

[ôg′məntā′shən]
Etymology: L, augmentare, to increase
1 stimulation of an increased rate of biological activity, such as faster cell division or heartbeat.
2 breast enlargement through mammoplasty.

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.

augmentation

 Augmentation mammoplasty, see there.

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, (e.g., breast augmentation).
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, degree, or severity.
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]

augmentation (ôg´mentā´shən),

n 1. assistance to respiration by the application of intermittent pressure on inspiration.
n 2. an increase in size beyond the existing size, such as an implant placed over the mandibular or maxillary ridges.
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So the argument about the augmentation issue is purely academic, as Dr Ehitsham clearly said: "We will not get funds that we have no chance of repaying.
Randomised controlled trial of labouring in water compared with standard augmentation for management of dystocia in first stage of labour, British Medical Journal, 2004, 328(7435):314-319.
CORTOSS is cleared for sale in Australia and is approved for sale under a CE Mark in Europe for use in screw augmentation and vertebral augmentation procedures.
Patients in whom apathy and emotional flatness are prominent also are good candidates for thyroid augmentation.
To compensate for the wild pitch movements, a pitch augmentation system uses a sensor to measure pitch rate and makes a series of small corrections to keep the pitch rate stable.
Pending regulatory approval and commitment from anchor tenants, wide area augmentation with RPS broadcast services will be made available in 2003.
Women who want silicone gel-filled implants for breast augmentation (enlargement) cannot be enrolled in these studies.
To find out more about the effects of implants on mammography, Handel and his colleagues recruited 68 women who wanted breast augmentation to improve their appearance.
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