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incision

EN[ɪnˈsɪʒn] [-ɪʒən]

    Definition of incision in English Dictionary

  • NounPLincisionsSUF-ion
    1. A cut, especially one made by a scalpel or similar medical tool in the context of surgical operation.
      1. The act of incising, or cutting into a substance.
        1. OBS Separation or solution of viscid matter by medicines.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Instead of allowing the juice after the incision to inspissate on the capsule, he collected it immediately, and dried it by artificial heat.
            • We currently prefer to position this cutting guide freehandedly, without any supports, which means shorter cutaneous incisions can be made.
            • The patient subsequently underwent excisional biopsy of the right nostril mass under general anaesthetic using a circumferential subperichondrial incision with a small margin.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Incisions were sutured, and mice were administered buponepherine at 0.5 mg/kg.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Intraperitoneal cephalosporine (10 mg/kg) was administered before skin incision.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          1. en incisions
          2. fr incisions
          3. en incisional
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          Grammatically, this word "incision" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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