delayed flap

de·layed flap

a flap incised and/or raised in its donor area in two or more stages to increase its chances of survival after transfer.

de·layed flap

(dĕ-lād' flap)
A flap raised in its donor area in two or more stages to increase its chances of survival after transfer.
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Reconstruction with this delayed flap is accomplished in two stages (figure).
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