Cosmesis

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Cosmesis

(Science: surgery) a concern in therapeutics, especially in surgical operations, for the appearance of the patient; i.e., a resort to an operation which will improve the appearance.

Origin: g. Kosmesis, an adorning, fr. Kosmeo, to order, arrange, adorn, fr. Kosmos, order

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