Estlander flap

noun

Est·​lan·​der flap ˈāst-ˌlän-dər-, ˈest-ˌlan- How to pronounce Estlander flap (audio)
: lip reconstruction that is similar to the Abbe flap but involves defects including the commissure of the lip and a flap of tissue rotating around the lateral edge of the mouth

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“Estlander flap.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Estlander%20flap. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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