[ in-sizh-er ]
/ ɪnˈsɪʒ ər /
a notch, as in a bone or other structure.
Related formsin·cis·ur·al, adjective
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Examples from the Web for incisure
When parts usually separate are distinguished neither by incisure, segment, nor suture.
Incisure: an impressed line marking the junction of two segments: an incision.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
When neither head, trunk, nor abdomen are separated by any incisure or suture.
British Dictionary definitions for incisure
/ (ɪnˈsaɪʒə) /
anatomy an incision or notch in an organ or part
Derived Formsincisural, adjective
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Medicine definitions for incisure
[ ĭn-sī′zhər ]
An indentation at the edge of a structure; a notch.
Related formsin•ci′su•ral adj.
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