Definitions for "Tummy Tuck"
A surgical procedure that involves cutting and drawing the skin together of the stomach, involving skin, fat, and sometimes muscle.
The surgery of the tummy tuck involves cutting and drawing together with stitches or staples at least one of the three following layers of the "tummy": skin, subcutaneous fat, and/or muscle. A tummy tuck that only involves skin and fat is defined here as a "surface tuck" and a tummy tuck that involves cutting and tightening the muscle (or its sheath or other associated components) is a "deep tuck."
cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach
an extensive surgery, which involves serious risks and potential complications
Keywords:  major, operation
a relatively major operation