American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Plastic surgery in which the breasts are lifted or reshaped.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A surgical operation for raising and supporting pendulous breasts.
- n. plastic surgery to lift or reshape the breasts
- masto- + Greek -pēxiā, fixing (from pēxis, from pēgnunai, to fix in place). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Breast uplift, also known as mastopexy, is a surgical operation to re-shape sagging breasts.”
“A breast reduction, breast lift mastopexy, or implant placement is often needed to achieve symmetry.”
“Breast droop, called ptosis, can be corrected by mastopexy. breast reduction.”
“When people think of breast cosmetic surgery, they normally just think about implants, but there are many more ways to reshape the breast without using implants such as the mastopexy.”
“Rather than wanting larger breasts, this age group of women are sick of droopy breasts so come in for a breast lift (mastopexy).”
“Swanson told Reuters Health the study is not the first to examine satisfaction with cosmetic breast surgery, but it is novel in that it "includes not only breast augmentation and reduction patients, but also mastopexy (breast lift) and augmentation / mastopexy patients that have not been included in previous prospective studies.”
“For example, in many types of breast surgeries, either following mastectomy, mastopexy (breast lift) or body contouring procedures, there is a significant need for scaffolding technology that can immediately support a geometrically complex implantation site at the time of surgery, and provide the body both the time and structure necessary for optimal healing.”
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List of terms for products and paraphernalia by which humans attempt to change the form of their bodies into forms acceptable and pleasing to societies' norms.
a reflection on the Indo-European root pag & pak to fasten
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