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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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As long as these precautions are in place, we recommend the use of a superficial cervical plexus block, combined with an auriculotemporal nerve block if necessary, for selected patients with dental abcesses requiring urgent incision and drainage, who have difficult airways related to swelling and limited mouth-opening.
suggest that small CA-MRSA abscesses in children can be managed effectively with incision and drainage alone (13).
The patient with the intraglossal abscess required incision and drainage of the abscess; the fish bone was retrieved from the abscess cavity, and the patient was successfully decannulated on the 5th postoperative day.
To evaluate the role of antimicrobials in skin and soft tissue infections in patients who were treated with incision and drainage, Dr.
oxacillin, with or without incision and drainage, was effective in 16 (89%) of 18 children with CA-MRSA SSTIs, even in a case with high-level oxacillin resistance (MIC [greater than or equal to] 8 [micro]g/mL) (4).
Her condition had required multiple hospitalizations, and on two occasions, intravenous antibiotics and incision and drainage were necessary.
Sanchez's patients responded to a treatment regimen recommended by the CDC that consists of incision and drainage and treatment with clarithromycin, linezolid, gatifloxacin, cefoxitin, imipenem, or amikacin.
Incision and drainage of cutaneous abscesses is not associated with bacteremia in afebrile adults.
The patient was subsequently taken to the operating room, where she underwent incision and drainage and quinsy tonsillectomy.