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[li-pek-tuh-mee, lahy-] /lɪˈpɛk tə mi, laɪ-/

noun, plural lipectomies. Surgery.
the surgical removal of fatty tissue.

lipectomy lip·ec·to·my (lĭ-pěk’tə-mē, lī-)
Excision of subcutaneous fatty tissue.


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