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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Greek
Origin: rhis 'nose' + English -plasty 'plastic surgery' (from French -plastie, from Greek -plastes 'shaper', from plassein; PLASTIC2)

rhinoplasty

noun
     
Related topics: Hair and Beauty, Hospital
rhi‧no‧plas‧ty [uncountable] medical
MHDCB plastic surgery on your nose [↪ nose job]

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