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plastic surgery

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hospital
plastic surgeryˌplastic ˈsurgery noun [uncountable]  MHthe medical practice of changing the appearance of people’s faces or bodies, either to improve their appearance or to repair injuriesplastic surgeon noun [countable]
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plastic surgeryDoctors hope Christina's face will heal quickly and that she will be able to avoid plastic surgery.Carrillo died last July 4 from complications following extensive plastic surgery and liposuction.They've all been waiting for more than 2 years for plastic surgery at Stoke Mandeville hospital near Aylesbury.HOUSTONRight before Geni Hefner had plastic surgery to repair her battered face, she sat in her apartment and recalled the horror.She's had so much plastic surgery done, it's not like she's herself any more.Instead, 20-year-old Alison was transferred by ambulance to a specialist plastic surgery unit 60 miles away.
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