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Definitions and Synonyms of incision | Another word for incision | What is incision?

Definition 1: the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for incision in the sense of this definition

(incision is a kind of ...) the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

"his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"

(... is a kind of incision ) surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis

(... is a kind of incision ) incision into a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction

(... is a kind of incision ) surgical incision into the chest walls opening up the pleural cavity

(... is a kind of incision ) incision into a kidney (usually to remove a kidney stone)

(... is a kind of incision ) surgical incision of the sclerotic coat of the eye

(... is a kind of incision ) surgical incision into the testis to obtain material for analysis (as in cases of abnormally low sperm count)

(... is a kind of incision ) surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs

(... is a kind of incision ) surgical incision into the perineum

(... is a kind of incision ) surgical incision into the stomach

(... is a kind of incision ) surgical incision into or division of the vas deferens

(... is part of incision) a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

"they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available" "he died while undergoing surgery"

Definition 2: a depression scratched or carved into a surface - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for incision in the sense of this definition

(incision is a kind of ...) a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

"he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"

(... is a kind of incision ) a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)

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