double-flap amputation


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double-flap amputation

Etymology: L, duplus, double; ME, flappe, flap; L, amputare
an amputation in which two flaps are made from the soft tissues to cover an area that has lost its integument from surgery or accident.

double-flap amputation

Amputation in which two flaps of soft tissue are formed to cover the end of the bone.
See also: amputation
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