distant flap

[dĭstənt]

n.

A surgical flap in which the recipient area is distant from, and must be brought into close approximation to, the donor site.

Nearby words

  1. distance race,
  2. distance runner,
  3. distance university,
  4. distant,
  5. distant early warning,
  6. distantly,
  7. distaste,
  8. distasteful,
  9. distelfink,
  10. distemper


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