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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 was evidently engaged in "belting" the tree, and his first incision had been on the side nearest to the water.
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.
One hundred ninety-six incisions treated with Prevena were compared with a historical control group of four hundred patients that had incisions treated with traditional gauze dressing.
Scalpel or diathermy abdominal incisions are the two ways of accessing the abdominal cavity.
5 inches), and advise that neither shorter nor longer incisions be performed when possible.
Peripheral incisions at limbus and sclera result in a less surgically induced change in corneal curvature than those involve cornea.
The device helps clinicians better manage surgical incisions with the aim of reducing complications, expediting recovery and reducing unnecessary expense.
Skin incisions are made with stainless steel scalpel, but these incisions are supposed to be more painful with chances of wound infection and scarring in the postoperative period.
3,4) Traditionally, concomitant hypospadias and inguinal pathology (cryptochidism or hernia) are approached using two separate skin incisions in a single surgical setting.
In fact, breast cancer surgery treatment is available in most of the cases in the form of standard breast aesthetics incisions without the need for oncoplastic techniques.