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noun accessio, accessory, accrual, accruement, accumulation, adding, advance, advancement, aggrandizement, amplificatio, amplification, appreciation, appurtenance, broadening, build-up, cumulative effect, development, enhancement, enlargement, enlarging, expansion, extension, gain, growth, increase, increasing, increment, intensification, magnification, progress, proliferation, rise, something added, spread, supplement, widening
Associated concepts: augmentation of assets, augmentation of estate
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AUGMENTATION, old English law. The name of a court erected by Henry VIII., which was invested with the power of determining suits and controversies relating to monasteries and abbey lands.

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It's important to remember that breast augmentation using fat transfer is a relatively new development in cosmetic surgery; it is more common for fat transfer to be used to shape the buttock area--such as in the Brazilian Buttock Lift--but it is an exciting option that might be suitable for those patients who are looking for a small volume increase.
At NuBody Concepts, all breast augmentation procedures are performed under IV sedation as opposed to general anesthesia.
Breast augmentation with anatomic, high-cohesiveness silicone gel implants (European experience).
The decision to have breast augmentation is a personal one, often driven by a woman's individual motivations to look as good as she feels.
In fact, as well as the UK market, Ms Smith is confident that her brand has the potential to be expanded in the US and South American markets such as Brazil and Venezuela, which has the second highest number of breast augmentation operations in the world behind the US.
213 and disallowed the deduction for the cost of the breast augmentation surgery.
A long-time critic of cosmetic breast augmentation, Dr.
A Cosmetic surgeon Dr Laurence Kirwan says: Very recently, pioneering cosmetic surgeons have found a way of using a woman's existing breast tissue to provide volume in a breast augmentation.
The largest study is also the most recent: After looking at a group of almost 11,000 women from the Alberta, Canada, area, the Alberta Cancer Board concluded, "The incidence of breast cancer among the women who had breast augmentation could not be said to be either significantly higher or lower than that among the general population.
women have received silicon-gel breast implants since the early 1960s -- some for cosmetic breast augmentation, others to simulate a breast lost to cancer.
On the same day as Kailyn, "Teen Mom 3" star Briana got a Brazilian butt lift, a breast augmentation, liposuction and labiaplasty.
The firms partnership will aim on health care professionals who have shared patients looking for aesthetic injectable treatments and breast augmentation.

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