Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Plastic surgery in which the breasts are lifted or reshaped.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A surgical operation for raising and supporting pendulous breasts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun surgery Any operation designed to lift or reshape a woman's breast.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun plastic surgery to lift or reshape the breasts

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[masto– + Greek -pēxiā, fixing (from pēxis, from pēgnunai, to fix in place; see pag- in Indo-European roots).]

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