incision

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French incision, from Late Latin incisio.

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Noun[edit]

incision (plural incisions)

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

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