frenoplasty

frenoplasty

 [fre´no-plas″te]
the correction of an abnormally attached frenum or frenulum, by surgically repositioning it.

fre·no·plas·ty

(frē'nō-plas'tē),
Correction of an abnormally attached frenum by surgically repositioning it.
[frenum + G. plastos, formed]

frenoplasty

(frē′nə-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgical correction of an abnormally attached frenum.

frenuloplasty

A cosmetic procedure in which a frenulum is surgically altered, either of the tongue (which may performed in children for ankyloglossia, or “tongue-tie”) or of the penis (due to a tightly adherent foreskin).

fre·no·plas·ty

(frē'nō-plas'tē)
Correction of an abnormally attached frenum by surgically repositioning it.
[frenum + G. plastos, formed]
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Unfortunately for Gregory, the damage was already done by the time he underwent a painful and scary surgery (frenoplasty) and recuperation.
Gregory at the age of 3 1/2 went through a very uncomfortable surgery (called a frenoplasty) and recuperation.
Even though a frenoplasty may not be routinely done, examination of the frenum should be.