Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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blepharoplasty

surgical repair of the eyelid

dermatome

a surgical instrument used to cut very thin slices of skin

ptosis

drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness

dermabrasion

removal of scars or tattoos by anesthetizing the skin surface and then sanding or wire-brushing off some of the outer skin layer

subcutaneous layer

connective and adipose tissue layer just under the dermis

cleft

a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)

Blepharochalasis

baggy eyelid

rhytidectomy

plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face

Reduction of Polydactyl

Removal of the extra digits; supine position, zig-zag incision

Mentoplasty

AESTHETIC PROCEDURE TO RESHAPE THE CHIN BY REMOVING PART OF THE MANDIBLE OR BY AUGMENTING WITH BONE OR CARTILAGE GRAFTS OR ARTIFICIAL IMPLANTS FOR ABNORMALLY SMALL JAWS.

Mesh Grafter

Manually operated device used to expand the size of a skin graft

Umbilical Template

"Cookie Cutter"; Templte for incision around the umbilicus. Also can be used to reshape nipple in breast surgery.

Mineral Oil

lubricant laxative

Cheiloschisis

a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip

Neoplasm

an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose

Flap Reconstruction

Transferring tissue from one part of the body to another(such as back, buttocks, thighs or abdomen)

Palatoschisis

cleft palate

De Quervain's Disease

Inflammation of the tendon sheath of the thumb.

Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery

Procedure which restores appearence or function of a particular body structure.

Abbreviated Burn Severity Index

Scale used to assess severity of a burn

Synovium

lubricating fluid secreted by the synovial membrane to aid in joint movement

Dermachalasis

hypertrophy of the eyelid skin

Type C UV Index

200-290 nm of ultraviolet radiation burn

Sudoriferous Gland

any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration

Sebaceous Gland

An oil gland of the skin that produces sebum or body oil

Volar Surface

palm of the hand

Hypoplasia

underdevelopment of an organ because of a decrease in the number of cells

Abdominoplasty

cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach

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