counterincision

counterincision

 [kown″ter-in-sizh´un]
a second incision made to promote drainage or to relieve tension on the edges of a wound.

count·er·in·ci·sion

(kown'ter-in-sizh'ŭn),
A second incision in the region of a primary incision designed to take tension off the primary closure.

counterincision

/coun·ter·in·ci·sion/ (-in-sĭ´zhun) a second incision made to promote drainage or to relieve tension on the edges of a wound.

count·er·in·ci·sion

(kown'tĕr-in-sizh'ŭn)
A second incision adjacent to a primary incision.

counterincision

a second incision made to promote drainage or to relieve tension on the edges of a wound.