access flap

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ac·cess flap

(akses flap)
An incision through soft tissue made in an effort to approximate bony structures during surgical procedures.
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Architect Bob Tolley, who put specially designed bat access flaps into the slate roof, said: 'The challenge for us was accommodating the bats, rather than building the roof.