plastic surgery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n plastic surgery surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Plastic surgery that branch of surgery which is concerned with the repair or restoration of lost, injured, or deformed parts of the body.
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Usage

In literature:

This case is illustrative of the possibilities of plastic surgery in the hands of a skilful and ingenious operator.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Think what has been done in plastic surgery, what is being done in what I call plastic psychology!
"Captivity" by M. Leonora Eyles
Neither do people who have disfiguring accidents beyond the power of plastic surgery.
"Hunter Patrol" by Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
By plastic surgery and other means the disfigured mass is shaped.
"A Journey Through France in War Time" by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
I know he doesn't look like Dunnan, we all saw him on screen, but there's such a thing as plastic surgery.
"Space Viking" by Henry Beam Piper
Just a little plastic surgery on my hands, my feet and my face.
"The Colors of Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
The others, the weaklings like myself, the little people, resort to plastic surgery to compensate for their deficiency.
"The Happy Unfortunate" by Robert Silverberg
Plastic surgery, like bikinis, still lay well ahead.
"A World Apart" by Samuel Kimball Merwin
Plastic surgery, maybe, but I've got a feeling it's none other than.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
As a baby she got a nitric acid burn, later repaired by plastic surgery.
"The Trial of Callista Blake" by Edgar Pangborn
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In news:

Open the door to a new you at Davis Plastic Surgery .
At Davis Plastic Surgery , we pride ourselves on providing personalized care.
UK Health Groups Call For Ban on Plastic Surgery Prizes.
Kenny Rogers talks music, plastic surgery and love.
Nightline 8/14: Should Bullied Teens Be Getting Plastic Surgery .
Should Bullied Teens Be Getting Plastic Surgery .
Types of plastic surgery for different ethnic groups.
Different ethnic groups have different needs when it comes to all types of plastic surgery .
Lifts on the rise among plastic surgery procedures.
Addicted to Plastic Surgery .
The ladies enjoying Solano Plastic Surgery Open House event.
Why Does Buffalo Pay for Its Teachers to Have Plastic Surgery .
How Social Media Is Spurring Plastic Surgery .
A seven-year-old in South Dakota girl is undergoing plastic surgery to have her "cup ears" fixed just to avoid bullying on the playground.
How do you feel about plastic surgery .
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In science:

Drawing on a small sample of papers in plastic surgery, Durani (2006) found, by examining the full text version of papers, that less than 1% of papers had some redundancy.
On the prevalence and scientific impact of duplicate publications in different scientific fields (1980-2007)
Durani, P. (2006), “Duplicate publications: redundancy in plastic surgery literature”, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Vol. 59, pp. 975-977.
On the prevalence and scientific impact of duplicate publications in different scientific fields (1980-2007)
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