pharc-, phark-, pharcid-, pharcido-, pharkid-, pharkido- +

(Greek: wrinkled, wrinkle)

pharcidectomy, pharkidectomy
A surgical procedure to reduce the most visible signs of aging.

It eliminates excess fat, tightens muscles in the face and neck, and removes sagging skin.

pharcidoplasty, pharkidoplasty
1. Plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from the face and neck for cosmetic reasons.
2. Plastic surgery done with the purpose of removing, or to at least reduce, wrinkles around the mouth, face, and the neck with the hope of reducing the appearance of being old.
pharcidoscopia, pharkidoscopia
An obsession with looking for wrinkles; especially, on the face and neck.

Such wrinkles are undesirable because they represent aging and there are many who desire, and get, cosmetic surgery so they can appear more youthful.

pharcidous, pharkidous
Wrinkled; full of wrinkles.
pharcophobia, pharkophobia
An abnormal fear of getting wrinkles or of being wrinkled.
pharkidodes, pharcidodes
Wrinkled.

Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "wrinkle, wrinkled; fold": rhytid-; rugo-.