- rhinoplasty (n.) 1828, earlier rhinoplastic (1823), from comb. form of Gk. rhinos "nose" + -plastia, from plastos "molded, formed" (see PLASTIC (Cf. plastic)).
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Rhinoplasty — Rhi no*plas ty, n. [Rhino + plasty: cf. F. rhinoplastie.] Plastic surgery of the nose to correct deformity or to replace lost tissue. Tissue may be transplanted from the patient s cheek, forehead, arm, etc., or even from another person. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
rhinoplasty — ► NOUN (pl. rhinoplasties) Medicine ▪ plastic surgery performed on the nose … English terms dictionary
rhinoplasty — [rī΄nō plas′tē] n. [ RHINO + PLASTY] plastic surgery of the nose rhinoplastic adj … English World dictionary
Rhinoplasty — For the album by Primus, see Rhinoplasty (album). Rhinoplasty Intervention Rhinoplasty: The lower lateral cartilage (greater alar cartilage) exposed for plastic modification via the left nostril … Wikipedia
Rhinoplasty (EP) — Infobox Album | Name = Rhinoplasty Type = cover Artist = Primus Released = August 11, 1998 Recorded = Prarie Sun Recording, Cotati, CA Genre = Alternative rock Length = 48:38 Label = Interscope Producer = Primus, Toby Wright Reviews = *Allmusic… … Wikipedia
Rhinoplasty — Plastic surgery on the nose, known familiarly as a nose job. Rhinoplasty is a facial cosmetic procedure, usually performed to enhance the appearance of the nose. During rhinoplasty, the nasal cartilages and bones are modified, or tissue is added … Medical dictionary
rhinoplasty — noun (plural ties) Date: 1842 plastic surgery on the nose usually for cosmetic purposes … New Collegiate Dictionary
rhinoplasty — rhinoplastic, adj. /ruy neuh plas tee/, n., pl. rhinoplasties. Surg. plastic surgery of the nose. [1835 45; RHINO + PLASTY] * * * … Universalium
rhinoplasty — noun A type of plastic surgery that is used to improve the function (reconstructive surgery) or appearance (cosmetic surgery) of a persons nose. Syn: nose job … Wiktionary
rhinoplasty — rhi|no|plas|ty [ˈraınəuˌplæsti US nou ] n [U] medical [Date: 1800 1900; : Greek; Origin: rhis nose + English plasty plastic surgery (from French plastie, from Greek plastes shaper , from plassein; PLASTIC2)] ↑plastic surgery on your nose →↑ … Dictionary of contemporary English