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detachment of a portion of tissue, especially muscle or tendon, and reattachment at a point further forward than the original attachment, as is done with an eye muscle for correction of strabismus.
capsular advancement attachment of Tenon's capsule in front of its normal position.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Surgical procedure in which an attachment (usually the point of origin) is partially severed or released so that tissue may be moved to a more distal point.
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A surgical procedure in which a tendinous insertion or a skin flap is severed from its attachment and sutured to a further point on the body.
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Surgical procedure in which a ligamentous or partially tendinous insertion or a skin flap is partially severed or released from its attachment and sutured to a more distal point.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Surgical detachment of one end of a muscle or tendon, and its reattachment at a position in front of its normal site, so as to alter or strengthen its action. When the muscle end is moved backwards, this is called recession.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Patient discussion about advancement

Q. How do they make Flu shots in advance for next season? They says every year Flu viruses are different so we need different updated Flu shots too, But that always makes me wonder how do they make Flu shots in well advance before actual Flu season starts and it's able to prevent people from getting Flu? Anyone know?

A. Good question ? , every year or so the influenza virus take a “drift”. That means he is changed a bit. So they go to the other side of the planet (where it’s winter when we have summer) and take 30 most common influenza viruses and make vaccines.

Q. is alternative treatment useful as the medical advanced one?

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A. it's complicated. if there are no signs for it- there is a slim chance you'll get any diagnose. there are do many types of cells in the body.

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Muscat, Feb 11 (ONA) The Sultanate represented by the Social Development Ministry will take part at the third Ministerial Meeting for the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) on the Advancement of Women scheduled to be held in Qatar from February 12th to 14th 2012.
John's High School announces that Tom Ryan, vice president for Institutional Advancement at Assumption College, has been named chief advancement officer.

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