- incisal guide angle,
- incised wound,
- incision biopsy,
- incisional hernia,
- incisive bone,
- incisive canal
Origin of incision
Examples from the Web for incision
Slow at first, then steadily, a stream of liquid drips off the incision.
That type of incision is rarely performed on large breasts, according to Levine.Angelina Jolie’s Mastectomy: The Brutal Truth Behind the Operations|Lizzie Crocker|May 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
An incision was made in the fleshy part of the nose, between the eyes, by a sharp-pointed knife or some other instrument.The Arctic Whaleman|Lewis Holmes
But when I had made the first incision, Jean bolted out of the room, and then tumbled downstairs in a faint.With an Ambulance During the Franco-German War|Charles Edward Ryan
Then an incision is made backward along the line of the throat, and the skin dissected from the neck as far back as possible.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
The incision must be clean and sharp, and absolutely vertical, except where it is made slanting for the purpose described above.The Decoration of Leather|Georges de Rcy
The Penguins and Divers may be skinned by making the incision in the back.How to Stuff Birds and Animals|Aaron A. Warford
late 14c., "a cutting made in surgery," from Old French incision (13c.) and directly from Latin incisionem (nominative incisio) "a cutting into," noun of action from past participle stem of incidere "to cut in," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + -cidere, comb. form of caedere "to cut" (see -cide). Meaning "act of cutting into" is from early 15c.