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lipectomy

 [lĭ-pek´to-me]
excision of a mass of subcutaneous adipose tissue.
Suction assisted lipectomy.

lip·ec·to·my

(lip-ek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical removal of fatty tissue, as in cases of adiposity.
[lipo- + G. ektomē, excision]

lipectomy

/lip·ec·to·my/ (lĭ-pek´tah-me) excision of a localized area of subcutaneous adipose tissue.
suction lipectomy , suction-assisted lipectomy liposuction; surgical removal of localized fat deposits via high pressure vacuum, applied by means of a suction curet or cannula inserted subdermally through small incisions.

lipectomy

(lĭ-pĕk′tə-mē, lī-)
n. pl. lipecto·mies
Surgical excision of subcutaneous fatty tissue.

lipectomy

[lipek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, lipos + ektomē, excision
an excision of subcutaneous fat, as from the abdominal wall. Also called adipectomy.

lipectomy

Cosmetic surgery Removal of fat. See Abdominal lipectomy, Liposuction.

lip·ec·to·my

(lip-ek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of fatty tissue, as in cases of adiposity.
[lipo- + G. ektomē, excision]

lipectomy

Fat removal, usually by suction. A form of cosmetic plastic surgery designed to improve body contours. Small incisions are made in the skin and a blunt-ended metal sucker is passed through and moved around under the skin to suck out fat cells. Human frailty being what it is, the effect is usually temporary.

lipectomy

excision of a mass of subcutaneous adipose tissue.
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Limited data show that suction-assisted lipectomy may be beneficial in the treatment of abnormal fat deposits in the abdomen or buffalo hump, but that it has no effect on metabolic profile.
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Liposuction, also called lipoplasty or suction lipectomy, is a surgical procedure that vacuums out fat from beneath the skin's surface to reduce fullness in areas of localized fat deposits, such as in the abdomen, hips, thighs, knees, buttocks, upper arms, chin, cheeks and neck.