Estlander operation

Estlander operation

(ĕst′lăn′dər, -län′-)
n.
Transfer of a full-thickness flap from one side of the lip to the same side of the opposite lip.
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Est·land·er op·er·a·tion

(est'lahnd-ĕr op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Use of an Estlander flap in plastic surgery of the lips.
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Estlander,

Jakob A., Finnish surgeon, 1831-1881.
Abbe-Estlander cheiloplasty
Estlander cheiloplasty
Estlander flap - a full-thickness flap of the lip, transferred from the side of one lip to the same side of the other lip.
Estlander operation - use of an Estlander flap in plastic surgery of the lips.
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