plastic surgery

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plastic surgery (plural plastic surgeries)

  1. Surgery, especially involving the transfer of tissue, to repair body parts.
  2. Cosmetic surgery for appearance.

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Formally, plastic surgery includes some types of reconstructive surgery and hand surgery, but in common use is it generally used to mean cosmetic surgery, with some pejorative connotations due to associations of plastic (synthetic, artificial).

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