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English definition of “liposuction”


noun [U] uk   /ˈlɪp.əʊˌsʌk.ʃən/ us    /ˈlaɪ.poʊ-/ (informal lipo /ˈlɪp.əʊ/  /ˈlaɪ.poʊ/)
an operation in which fat is sucked out from under the skinSurgery
(Definition of liposuction from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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