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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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In a recent study, Husmann (3) reported that 2.5% of non-augmented controls developed a bladder tumor, suggesting that augmentation was not primarily responsible for the tumor development.
Hitherto, many potential agents have been tested for their augmentation effects in clinical trials on TRD.
Roque said the court "did not actually give life to the constitutional requirement for valid augmentation" and did not implement the provisions of the GAA for 2011, 2012 and 2013 and the second paragraph of Section 44 of Presidential Decree No.
Patients will be able to tell the doctor real time if their breast augmentation needs to be adjusted right there during the procedure.

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