incision

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incision

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

[in′sizh·ən]
(medicine)
A cut or wound of the body tissue, as an abdominal incision or a vertical or oblique incision.
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Epithelial pearls were seen in 2 patients 3 months after surgery.
The tumour was diagnosed as a squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) based on histopathological evaluation which revealed anaplastic keratinocytes, multiple mitotic figures and epithelial pearl formation.
Histopathological examination revealed typical epithelial pearl and cell nest confirming squamous cell carcinoma.

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