subcutaneous flap


A pedicle flap in which the pedicle is denuded of epithelium and buried in the subcutaneous tissue of the recipient area.

Nearby words

  1. subculture,
  2. subcurrent,
  3. subcutaneous,
  4. subcutaneous emphysema,
  5. subcutaneous fat necrosis of newborn,
  6. subcutaneous mastectomy,
  7. subcutaneous operation,
  8. subcutaneous ring,
  9. subcutaneous tenotomy,
  10. subcutaneous tissue

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