Definitions for: Incision

[n] the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
[n] a depression scratched or carved into a surface

Webster (1913) Definition: In*ci"sion, n. [L. incisio: cf. F. incision. See
1. The act of incising, or cutting into a substance.

2. That which is produced by incising; the separation of the
parts of any substance made by a cutting or pointed
instrument; a cut; a gash.

3. Separation or solution of viscid matter by medicines.

Synonyms: dent, prick, scratch, section, slit, surgical incision

See Also: cut, cutting, depression, gastromy, impression, imprint, keratotomy, laparotomy, nephrotomy, operation, orchotomy, perineotomy, phlebotomy, sclerotomy, score, scotch, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, valvotomy, valvulotomy, vasosection, vasotomy, venesection

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