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Noun: incision  in'si-zhun
  1. A depression scratched or carved into a surface
    - scratch, prick, slit, dent
     
  2. The cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
    - section, surgical incision

Derived forms: incisions

Type of: cut, cutting, depression, impression, imprint

Part of: op, operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

Encyclopedia: Incision