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the correction of an abnormally attached frenum or frenulum, by surgically repositioning it.
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frenuloplastyA 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).
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Correction of an abnormally attached frenulum by surgically repositioning it.
[frenum + G. plastos, formed]
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frenuloplasty(frĕn′ū-lō-plăs″tē) [″ + Gr. plassein, to form]
Surgical correction of an abnormally attached frenulum.
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