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Pedicle graft

pedicle graft --> pedicle flap

A skin flap sustained by a blood-carrying stem from the donor site during transfer, in periodontal surgery, a flap used to increase the width of attached gingiva, or to cover a root surface, by moving the attached gingiva, which remains joined at one side, to an adjacent position and suturing the free end.


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