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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reported that the preauricular incision for the surgical approaches would damage the FN at a risk up to 42.9% [4].
(1) The loop and plexiform appearance of the nerve distribution in more than half necessitates to rethink a reckless direct approach to the condyle after preauricular incision. (2) Given that the Zbr mostly coursed over the TA line (tragus-ala line) at the condylar area, tragus-ala reference line would be useless near the mandibular condyle.
Several recommended incision techniques such as retromandibular and preauricular incision are reported.