incisure


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incisure

(ɪnˈsaɪʒə)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy an incision or notch in an organ or part
inˈcisural adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incisure - (anatomy) a notch or small hollow
mandibular notch - small indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
notch - a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch"
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Other lesions encountered in the pineal region include, but are not limited to, exophytic tectal astrocytomas, pineal cysts, epidermoids/dermoids, neurocysticercosis, and tentorial incisure meningiomas.
Thorax: Pronotum with anterior margin nearly straight, lateral and posterior margins sinuate; anterior margin of pronotum with distinct flattened collar about as wide as diameter of antennal segment 1; pronotum with very deep, wide, transverse impression medially; calli elevated, pronounced, largely confluent; cuneal incisure shallow, fracture angled anteromedially; hind tarsal segment 1 about one-third length of segment 2, segment 3 about two-thirds length of segment 2; hind femora weakly bowed.
Pallottino locates north between compartments 1 & 16, south between 8 & 9, at the umbilical incisure, which is also the dividing line between the domains of the sun and moon on the liver's underside.