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Pronunciation: koz-met'ik


  1. Referring to surgical procedures intended to improve appearance; specifically relates to correction of deformities that result from heredity or aging and not caused by congenital anomalies, disease, trauma, or tumors.
  2. Relating to the use of cosmetics.

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