tagliacotian operation


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tagliacotian operation

A plastic operation on the nose in which skin is used from another part of the body.
Synonym: tagliacotian flap
See also: operation

tagliacotian operation

(tol-ya-ko'she-an)
[Gasparo Tagliacozzi, Italian surgeon, 1546–1599]
See: operation

Tagliacozzi,

Gaspare, Italian surgeon, 1546-1599.
tagliacotian operation - method of rhinoplasty utilizing a flap from the arm.