Plastic Surgery Glossary, Terms, and Definitions

    • Updated Plastic Surgery Glossary Saturday August 19, 2006 | Posted in: Plastic Surgery Glossary

      Abdominoplasty: commonly referred to as a “tummy tuck”, this surgical procedure is done to flatten your abdomen by removing extra fat and skin, and by tightening abdominal wall muscles

      Adipocytes: Fat cells

      Adipose tissue: specialized connective tissue that functions as the major storage site for fat in the form of triglycerides; Commonly known as fat.

      Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: See Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

      Aesthetic Surgery: See Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

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