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hinged flap

hinged flap in Medicine

hinged flap n.
A turnover flap transferred by lifting it over onto its pedicle as though the pedicle was a hinge.

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  • The top of the hinged flap should be about half-way down the hat when the flap is resting against one side of the hat.

    Water Wizardry Arthur Ainslie
  • The back of the wagon consisted of a hinged flap, and the fishermen had left it hanging down.

    Hoof and Claw Charles G. D. Roberts

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