excision of abdominal fat and skin for cosmetic purposes.
noun (pl) -ies
the surgical removal of excess skin and fat from the abdomen

abdominoplasty ab·dom·i·no·plas·ty (āb-dŏm’ə-nō-plās’tē)
An operation performed on the abdominal wall for cosmetic purposes.

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