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incisure

[ in-sizh-er ]
/ ɪnˈsɪʒ ər /
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noun Anatomy.
a notch, as in a bone or other structure.
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Origin of incisure

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

OTHER WORDS FROM incisure

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 of incisure

incisural, adjective
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