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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