Definition of plastic surgery noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


plastic surgery

BrE BrE//ˌplæstɪk ˈsɜːdʒəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌplæstɪk ˈsɜːrdʒəri//
[uncountable] Operations, Conventional medicine
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medical operations to repair injury to a person’s skin, or to improve a person’s appearance She needs extensive plastic surgery to her face. See related entries: Operations, Conventional medicine
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: plastic surgery