W procedure

W procedure --> W-plasty

surgery to prevent the contracture of a straight-line scar; the edges of the wound are trimmed in the shape of a W, or a series of W's, and closed in a zig-zag manner.

Synonym: w procedure.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=W_procedure&oldid=25068"
First | Previous (W locus) | Next (W rays) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.