incisure

[ in-sizh-er ]
/ ɪnˈsɪʒ ər /

noun Anatomy.

a notch, as in a bone or other structure.

Origin of incisure

From the Latin word incīsūra, dating back to 1590–1600. See incise, -ure

Related forms

in·cis·ur·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for incisure

incisure

/ (ɪnˈsaɪʒə) /

noun

anatomy an incision or notch in an organ or part

Derived Forms

incisural, adjective
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Medicine definitions for incisure

incisure

[ ĭn-sīzhər ]

n.

An indentation at the edge of a structure; a notch.

Related forms

in•cisu•ral adj.
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