incision incision  /ɪn ˈsɪ ʒən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a depression scratched or carved into a surface
  2. (n) the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)

Usage(s):

  1. Always amusing, to us anyway, is the great drama of the skin incision.
  2. Always amusing, to us anyway, is the great drama of the skin incision.
  3. A doctor makes an incision in a man's scrotal sac and, deftly wielding his scalpel, quickly removes both testicles.

News

  1. At trial, Family hears details of how man died in slaying

    At trial, Family hears details of how man died in slaying by Marissa Lang The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 13, 2013 08:17PM MDT Wound by wound, a medical examiner on Thursday walked a jury through how Kaleb Yazzie died in the early morning hours of July 31, 2012. He counted off cuts: one, a gash in the neck that pierced Yazzie’s jugular; two, an incision to the chest that stopped short when ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Matthew Ouimet has successful follow-up surgery

    Good news: no sign of rejection in donated kidney and liver given 2-year-old from Antioch. Matthew had surgery Wednesday to biopsy the transplanted organs, insert a feeding tube and close the incision from last week's transplant surgery.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. Matthew Ouimet has follow-up surgery 7 days after transplant

    Planned surgery allowed doctors to biopsy transplanted organs, insert feeding tube and fully close incision on 2-year-old Matthew Ouimet of Antioch.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Contra Costa Times

Quotes

  1. Roeder said: "Once we get him back up here at the weekend, then probably early next week, he can come back to the training ground. I know the surgeon and he said he had done a neat and tidy job, made the incision as small as possible so he can...
    on Sep 22, 2006 By: Glenn Roeder Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "Right now I probably don't have as much movement in the tissue around where the incision was, but from a strength standpoint I feel like I'm hitting the ball the same distance as what I was," Immelman said. "My game feels like it has come...
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Trevor Immelman Source: AFP

  3. "He says he's feeling better," Croom said. "I still don't anticipate him practicing tomorrow, if he practices by Thursday I'll be tickled. When you're that big, it'sa problem. It's nothing wrong with the toe, it'sa matter of the incision...
    on Sep 1, 2008 By: Sylvester Croom Source: Tiger Sports Digest

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