Associations to the word «Incision»


INCISION, noun. A cut, especially one made by a scalpel or similar medical tool in the context of surgical operation.
INCISION, noun. The act of incising, or cutting into a substance.
INCISION, noun. (obsolete) Separation or solution of viscid matter by medicines.

Dictionary definition

INCISION, noun. A depression scratched or carved into a surface.
INCISION, noun. The cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation).

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.