incision


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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.
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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.
WEDNESDAY, July 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- With cesarean deliveries, wound complications are similar for tissue adhesive and sterile strips when used after closure of a Pfannenstiel skin incision, according to a study published online July 9 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Miami, FL, April 12, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Using the Browlift with an upper eyelid incision to address aging in the upper face
Other information collected included indications, intubation time (0-21 days and more than 21 days), the experience of the surgeon (0-5 years and more than 5 years), surgical time (less than 30 minutes and more than 30 minutes) and surgical preferences (skin incision and tracheal incision) were compared to early and late complications.
Group-1 underwent normal conventional phacoemulsification with no specific predetermined incision site.
Demographic data of patients, body mass indices (BMIs), entry point of the trocars (infratrans--supraumbilical), type of incision (vertical-transverse), duration of the operation, and scar properties at follow-ups were prospectively collected and analyzed.
At least the central part of the tread comprises at least one circumferentially continuous cut, the cut being made up, for at least 80% of its length of at least one incision and at most 20% of at least one part having a width greater than that of an incision and the apparent area of the at least one incision is greater than the apparent area of the at least one part having a width greater than that of an incision.
Selecting the site for the initial skin incision plays a great role in whether or not the patient will develop an infection postoperatively.
The onesie provides a barrier between your cat's tongue and the incision and isn't as awkward to move around in.