oval amputation

[ ōvəl ]

n.

Amputation in which flaps are constructed by oval incisions through the skin and muscle.

Nearby words

  1. ouémé,
  2. ov language,
  3. ov-,
  4. ova,
  5. oval,
  6. oval foramen,
  7. oval fossa,
  8. oval kumquat,
  9. oval of cassini,
  10. oval office


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