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meloplasty

 [mel´o-plas″te]
plastic surgery of the cheek.
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mel·o·plas·ty

(mel'ō-plas'tē),
Old term for plastic surgery of the cheek; also used to describe "facelift."
[melo- + G. plastos, formed]
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meloplasty

(mĕl′ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Reparative or plastic surgery of the cheek.
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meloplasty

(1) An older term for the surgical treatment of a destroyed cheek.
(2) Cosmetic or reconstructive surgery of the cheek.
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mel·o·plas·ty

, melonoplasty (mel'ō-plas-tē, melă-nō-)
Surgical repair of the cheek.
[melo- + G. plastos, formed]
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