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1. a cut or a wound made by a sharp instrument.
2. the act of cutting.
A cut; a surgical wound; a division of the body parts, usually made with a knife.
a. A cut into a body tissue or organ, especially one made during surgery.
b. The scar resulting from such a cut.
incisionSurgery A cut in the body during surgery. See Fishmouth incision, Kerr incision, Kronig-Selheim incision, Lazy-S incision, Mercedes-Benz incision, Pfannenstiel incision.
A cut; a surgical wound; a division of the soft parts made with a knife.
incisionA surgical cut made to achieve access or to allow discharge of unwanted material such as pus. The placement of surgical incisions is often a matter for judgement involving considerations of subsequent wound strength as well as good access.
A cut; a surgical wound; a division of the body parts.