Etymology
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liposuction (n.)

1983, from Greek lipos "fat, grease" (from PIE root *leip- "to stick, adhere," also used to form words for "fat") + suction (n.).

updated on May 08, 2017

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Definitions of liposuction from WordNet

liposuction (n.)
lipectomy (especially for cosmetic purposes) in which excess fatty tissue is removed from under the skin by suction;
Synonyms: suction lipectomy
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