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 formsin·cis·ur·al, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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anatomy an incision or notch in an organ or part
Derived Formsincisural, adjective
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incisure in Medicine




An indentation at the edge of a structure; a notch.
Related formsin•cisu•ral adj.
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