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Estlander flap

Pronunciation: est'lahn-der

Definition: a full-thickness flap of the lip, transferred from the side of one lip to the same side of the other lip and vascularized by the labial artery. Distinguished from the Abbe flap by its location adjacent to the commissure rather than at the midline.

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