TITLE

pollicization

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1722
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "pollicization" is presented. This term refers to a plastic surgical procedure which is used for constructing a thumb from adjacent tissues.
ACCESSION #
21241454

 

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