seriscission

ser·i·scis·sion

(ser'i-sish'ŭn),
Rarely used term denoting division of the pedicle of a tumor or other tissue by a silk ligature.
[L. sericum, silk, + scissio, a cleaving]

seriscission

(sĕr-ĭ-sĕsh′ŭn) [L. sericum, silk, + scindere, to cut]
The obsolete technique of dividing soft tissues with ties or ligatures.