Abbé operation

[ ăbē ]

n.

The transfer of a flap of the full thickness of the middle portion of the lower lip into the upper lip.

Nearby words

  1. absolute unit,
  2. absolute value,
  3. absolute viscosity,
  4. absolute zero,
  5. absolutely,
  6. absolution,
  7. absolutism,
  8. absolutist,
  9. absolutive,
  10. absolutize


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