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in·ci·sion

 (ĭn-sĭzh′ən)
n.
1. The act of incising.
2. Medicine
a. A cut into a body tissue or organ, especially one made during surgery.
b. The scar resulting from such a cut.
3. A notch, as in the edge of a leaf.
4. The condition or quality of being incisive; incisiveness.

incision

(ɪnˈsɪʒən)
n
1. the act of incising
2. a cut, gash, or notch
3. (Surgery) a cut made with a knife during a surgical operation
4. (Botany) any indentation in an incised leaf
5. rare incisiveness

in•ci•sion

(ɪnˈsɪʒ ən)

n.
1. a cut, gash, or notch.
2. the act of incising.
3. a surgical cut into a tissue or organ.
4. incisiveness; keenness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incision - a depression scratched or carved into a surfaceincision - a depression scratched or carved into a surface
imprint, impression, depression - a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
scotch, score - a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
2.incision - the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
cutting, cut - the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
gastromy - surgical incision into the stomach
perineotomy - surgical incision into the perineum
laparotomy - surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs
orchotomy - surgical incision into the testis to obtain material for analysis (as in cases of abnormally low sperm count)
sclerotomy - surgical incision of the sclerotic coat of the eye
nephrotomy - incision into a kidney (usually to remove a kidney stone)
thoracotomy - surgical incision into the chest walls opening up the pleural cavity
valvotomy, valvulotomy - incision into a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction
phlebotomy, venesection - surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis
vasosection, vasotomy - surgical incision into or division of the vas deferens

incision

noun cut, opening, slash, notch, slit, gash It involves making a tiny incision in the skin.

incision

noun
The result of cutting:
Translations
شَق ، قَطْعقَطْع
incizeřez
indsnitsnit
bemetszésmetszés
skurîur
priekinis dantis
iegriezumsincīzija, griezums
incíziarezák

incision

[ɪnˈsɪʒən] Nincisión f

incision

[ɪnˈsɪʒən] nincision f

incision

nSchnitt m; (Med) → Einschnitt m

incision

[ɪnˈsɪʒn] nincisione f

incision

(inˈsiʒən) noun
1. a cut, especially one made in a person's body by a surgeon.
2. the act of cutting especially by a surgeon.
incisor (inˈsaizə) noun
one of the four front cutting teeth in the upper or lower jaw.

in·ci·sion

n. incisión, corte, cortadura;
___ biopsybiopsia de corte parcial.

incision

n incisión f, herida; — and drainage (I&D) incisión y drenaje
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For patients who have a single, small skin abscess, the addition of oral antibiotics to standard incision and drainage of the lesion improves cure rates and decreases recurrence rates, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The management of PTA varies from antibiotic administration, needle aspiration, incision and drainage, quinsy tonsillectomy.
NEW ORLEANS -- Both clindamycin and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) were superior to placebo when used after incision and drainage for the treatment of small, uncomplicated abscesses in children and adults in a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study.
Most commonly employed surgical treatment was extraction of tooth with intra-oral incision and drainage of abscess in 69.
Aseptic aspirations were performed by aspirating the intra-cartilaginous fluid by a syringe, whereas in incision and drainage method incision was made through the skin and the anterior perichondrium of the cartilage to drain the fluid.
If a carbuncle is persistent and drainage and healing haven't already occurred spontaneously, incision and drainage (together with removal of the core of the carbuncle) may occasionally be necessary.
Several abscesses status post incision and drainage with wound packing material were found in the periumbilical, medial thigh, and knee skin (Figure 1D).
In general, superficial and deep intramuscular abscesses as septic joints, discitis, and epidural abscess are most commonly treated with a combination of antibiotics and surgical incision and drainage.
This study was designed to compare the outcome of incision and drainage versus needle aspiration for peritonsillar abscess in terms of hospital stay, postoperative pain and recurrence.
Objective: To compare needle aspiration with incision and drainage in treatment of Peritonsillar abscess.
Current broadly endorsed guidelines for outpatient management of skin and soft tissue infections in an era of rampant community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus emphasize incision and drainage without routine antibiotic coverage.
Intraoperatively, incision and drainage of the nasal septum released copious pus from the septal abscess, and a small piece of necrotic cartilage flowed out from the incision site.