osteoplastic flap

noun

: a surgically excised portion of the skull folded back on a hinge of skin to expose the underlying tissues (as in a craniotomy)

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“Osteoplastic flap.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osteoplastic%20flap. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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