incision


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.

incision

1. a cut made with a knife during a surgical operation
2. any indentation in an incised leaf

incision

[in′sizh·ən]
(medicine)
A cut or wound of the body tissue, as an abdominal incision or a vertical or oblique incision.
References in classic literature ?
He makes incisions round them, or in technical phrase, belts them with his teeth, and when they fall, they naturally take the direction in which their trunks or branches preponderate.
We made an incision over the outside of the exterior os sesamoideum pollicis pedis, and thus got at the root of the abductor muscle.
It was by his advice, accordingly, that we made, upon the spot, a profound incision into the tip of the subject's nose, while the Doctor himself, laying violent hands upon it, pulled it into vehement contact with the wire.
During this discourse an incision had been made through the skin of the young hunter’s shoulder, and the lead was laid bare.
New independent data recently published in the Journal of Arthroplasty demonstrate that closed incision negative pressure therapy (ciNPT) with San Antonio, Texas-based wound care specialist Acelity's Prevena Incision Management System reduces post-surgical wound complication potential, the company said.
Patients were equally divided into two groups; those who received incision with diathermy were placed in group A, and those who received incision with scalpel in group B.
USA], Oct 22 (ANI): The pain inflicted by women after cesarean delivery may depend on the length of the incision, a new study suggests.
More than 70 clinical publications supporting negative pressure incision management have been published.
Incision is made to gain access to the underlying structures [1] whereas cauterisation is a medical term used to describe burning of the body tissues.
Introduction: We sought to compare the surgical outcomes of hypospadias repair with correction of inguinal pathology using a single penile incision vs.
AN OBGYN RECOMMENDED an elective transverse low incision cesarean delivery at a prenatal visit.