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1. Cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach.
2. An operation performed on the wall of the abdomen to make it look better.
3. Surgery that improves the appearance of flabby, stretched-out abdominal (belly) muscles and skin.

It is often called a "tummy tuck" and it can range from a simple "mini-tummy tuck" to a more complicated, extended surgery.

This kind of surgery is not the same as liposuction, another way to remove fat; however, abdominal wall surgery is sometimes combined with liposuction.

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