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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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But even the best silicone implants represent only a temporary breast augmentation solution.
He says his study's findings argue against breast augmentation for these women.
They are located in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Southeast Florida, and Southern California and are enrolling a total of 500 women undergoing a first breast augmentation or the replacement of their existing standard saline or silicone gel augmentation implants.
Patients can book their breast augmentation at either the Memphis or Brentwood location.
Karl-Georg Heinrich, a Viennese pioneer of stem cell breast augmentation.
Allergan Medical, Inc, a global leader in the body aesthetics marketplace, is placing a new level of emphasis on assuring women considering breast augmentation are highly informed before their first consultation with a plastic surgeon by introducing The Natrelle([R]) Pre-Consultation Kit.
Female bodybuilders often seek breast augmentation to enhance their appearance, particularly during competition.
Breast augmentation is a surgical option that is growing in popularity among women across the United States.
Melbourne, March 31 (ANI): A conference of surgeons has heard that Australians spent about 1 billion dollars a year on cosmetic procedures, including breast augmentation and liposuction.
While breast reductions are becoming more popular with an increasing number of Irish women reducing their breast size in order to achieve a more slender figure, breast augmentation continues to be the most popular procedure performed at THMG's Dublin clinic.
But the lawyer for Michael and Nicole Pfefferman, Tania's husband and young daughter, argued in his opening statement that staffers at Plastic Surgery Partnerships failed to watch the patient in the recovery room after she underwent liposuction and breast augmentation.
Breast Augmentation People Are Paying For: North Carolina Breast Augmentation Surgery Specialist Michael Law MD Shares Secrets for Success and Patient Satisfaction with Breast Implants

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