breast implant


breast implant
n. manufactured sac filled with saline or silicone gel which is surgically inserted to increase the shape of breast size or for breast reconstruction process after mastectomy

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • breast implant — a prosthesis to replace breast tissue that has been removed surgically during a simple mastectomy in the treatment of breast cancer. The type of implant in current use is a silicone sac filled with silicone gel; it has recently been found that… …   Medical dictionary

  • breast implant — a prosthesis to replace breast tissue that has been removed surgically during a simple mastectomy in the treatment of breast cancer. The type of implant in current use is a silicone sac filled with silicone gel; it has recently been found that… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • breast implant — noun an implant for cosmetic purposes to replace a breast that has been surgically removed • Hypernyms: ↑implant …   Useful english dictionary

  • breast implant — /ˈbrɛst ɪmplænt/ (say brest implant) noun Medicine a sac filled with an inert substance, which is surgically implanted into a breast to increase its size …   Australian English dictionary

  • breast implant — noun a prosthesis implanted behind or in place of a female breast in reconstructive or cosmetic surgery …   English new terms dictionary

  • breast implant — A silicone gel filled or saline filled sac placed under the chest muscle to restore breast shape …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Имплантат Груди (Breast Implant) — протез, заменяющий ткань молочной железы после ее хирургического удаления во время мастэктомии для лечения рака молочной железы. Имплантат для длительного употребления представляет собой силиконовый мешочек, заполненный силиконовым гелем; недавно …   Медицинские термины

  • Breast reconstruction — is the rebuilding of a breast, usually in women. It involves using autologous tissue or prosthetic material to construct a natural looking breast. Often this includes the reformation of a natural looking areola and nipple. This procedure involves …   Wikipedia

  • Breast (disambiguation) — Breast may refer too:Human breast*Breast, a mammary gland*Breast milk, nourishment for a baby or infant *Breast pump, a mechanical device to extract milk from a lactating breast *Breast engorgement, too much milk in a breast, has several… …   Wikipedia


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