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Synonyms for flap

Synonyms for flap

an interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

to move through the air with or as if with wings

Synonyms for flap

an excited state of agitation

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the motion made by flapping up and down

a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body

a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing

move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

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move noisily

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move with a thrashing motion

move with a flapping motion

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make a fuss

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pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds

References in periodicals archive ?
Retrospective review of 400 consecutive free flap reconstructions for oncologic surgical defects.
The brachial artery used in this procedure provides a robust blood flow, and since the flap is pedicled, this eliminates ischaemia time and re-perfusion injury which can occur when the vasculature is disconnected as in free flaps.
A related phosphodiesterase inhibitor, amrinone (6) increased free flap blood flow in a small group of patients when administered intravenously and decreased vasospasm when applied topically.
One year earlier, he had been treated for a left maxillary sinus tumor with a subtotal maxillectomy and rectus abdominis free flap to the left malar region.
1) The pectoralis major flap and then the radial forearm free flap eclipsed the PMF in popularity as reconstructive options for oral cavity defects, and the use of the PMF never became widespread.
We describe what is, to the best of our knowledge, the first use of a double bilobed radial forearm free flap in reconstructive surgery of the tongue and floor of the mouth following bilateral tumor resection.
The Stacked DIEP free flap breast reconstruction, the newest addition to their repertoire, will allow women who were previously not candidates for natural tissue reconstruction another option for their breast restoration when facing mastectomy.
In 1981, Yang et al in China became the first to describe the radial artery forearm free flap, which is also known as the Chinese flap.
Massey, MD, CLT, FACS, is an internationally recognized oncologic reconstruction surgeon with a wide range of experience in perforator free flap breast reconstruction and Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer for the treatment of lymphedema.
For more destructive lesions, a microvascular free flap, with or without bone, may be necessary.
The patient was reconstructed with a radial forearm free flap, left brow lift, static suspension, and gold-weight insertion into the left upper eyelid (figure 3, C).
A tracheostomy was performed, and the defect was reconstructed with a free flap.
This study shows that the free flap is very reliable for covering the prosthetic knee in this type of reconstruction.
The reconstructive options that were considered at the time included placing a bilobed flap, a radial forearm fasciocutaneous free flap, a pectoralis myocutaneous flap, and a local advancement/rotation flap.
In the secondary group, primary closure was achieved in 13 patients, while 3 patients required closure with a pectoralis flap and 1 required a jejunal free flap.