composite flap


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com·pos·ite flap

, compound flap
a flap containing 2 or more tissue elements, usually skin, muscle, bone, or cartilage.

com·pos·ite flap

, compound flap (kŏm-poz'it flap, kom'pownd flap)
A flap of two or more elements incorporating underlying muscle, bone, or cartilage.
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The surgeon creates a composite flap made up of mucoperichondrium and a "button" of attached cartilage (figure 2).
[14-19] Hairless donor site of the flap, its elevation as a composite flap (involving nerve, vessels, and tendon), and better tissue compliance makes it a good alternative in reparation of composite defects.
won a contract to design and manufacture composite flap track fairings for wings on the CSeries.
Dermal composite flaps reconstructed from acellular dermis: A novel method of neourethral reconstruction.