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.
abdominoscopy abdominoscopy ab·dom·i·nos·co·py (āb-dŏm’ə-nŏs’kə-pē) n. Internal examination of the abdomen through the use of an endoscope; peritoneoscopy.
abdominoscrotal abdominoscrotal ab·dom·i·no·scro·tal (āb-dŏm’ə-nō-skrōt’l) adj. Of or relating to the abdomen and the scrotum.
having a large belly; potbellied.
- Abdominothoracic arch
abdominothoracic arch abdominothoracic arch n. A bell-shaped line along the lowest of the false ribs and the lower end of the sternum, making a rough boundary line between the abdomen and thorax.