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Term: flap
References: Master and Commander, page 137
Meaning: A piece of skin or flesh dangling from a wound which must be sewn up. Also, a piece deliberately left in an amputation, to cover the site of the amputation with skin.

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Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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