from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See face-lift.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plastic surgery to reduce the visible signs of aging in the face by removing wrinkles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
Greek rhutis, rhutid-, wrinkle + -ectomy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From rhytid + -ectomy (Wiktionary)