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incision

a surgical cut into soft tissue; a notch as in the edge of a leaf
Not to be confused with:
abscission – an act of cutting off; the process by which plant parts, such as leaves, are shed
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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incision

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

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

incision

[ɪnˈsɪʒən] Nincisión f
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incision

[ɪnˈsɪʒən] nincision f
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incision

nSchnitt m; (Med) → Einschnitt m
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incision

[ɪnˈsɪʒn] nincisione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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in·ci·sion

n. incisión, corte, cortadura;
___ biopsybiopsia de corte parcial.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

incision

n incisión f, herida; — and drainage (I&D) incisión y drenaje
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