Definition: 'V-Y Flap'
V-Y flapType: Term
1. a technique in which a flap is incised in the shape of a V but advanced and inset so that the resulting suture line has the shape of a Y; used to gain additional length of tissue.
Synonyms: V-Y plasty
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