double-flap amputation

n.

Amputation in which a flap is cut from the soft areas on either side of the limb.

Nearby words

  1. double-ended,
  2. double-ended bolt,
  3. double-entendre,
  4. double-faced,
  5. double-figure,
  6. double-glazed,
  7. double-header,
  8. double-helical gear,
  9. double-hung,
  10. double-jointed


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