counterincision

[ koun′tər-ĭn-sĭzhən ]

n.

A second incision made adjacent to a primary incision.

Nearby words

  1. counterfoil,
  2. counterforce,
  3. counterfort,
  4. counterglow,
  5. counterimmunoelectrophoresis,
  6. counterinsurgency,
  7. counterintelligence,
  8. counterintuition,
  9. counterintuitive,
  10. counterirritant


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