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incision

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. 1. the surgical cutting of soft tissues, such as skin or muscle, with a knife or scalpel. 2. the cut so made.

1. the surgical cutting of...

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incision

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. 1. the surgical cutting of soft tissues, such as skin or muscle, with a knife or scalpel. 2. the cut so made.

1. the surgical cutting of...

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incision

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 11 words.

A cut in the skin caused by a sharp object.

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incision

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 11 words.

A cut in the skin caused by a sharp object.

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incision

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 24 words.

n. 1. the surgical cutting of soft tissues, such as skin or muscle, with a knife or scalpel. 2. the

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incision

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 147 words.

abrasion, Australasian, equation, Eurasian, evasion, invasion, occasion, persuasion, pervasion, suasion, Vespasian • adhesion, cohesion, Friesian, lesion •

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incision

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 147 words.

abrasion, Australasian, equation, Eurasian, evasion, invasion, occasion, persuasion, pervasion, suasion, Vespasian • adhesion, cohesion, Friesian, lesion •

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incision

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 35 words.

[LME]

Latin incidere ‘cut into’ is the source of several words: incision; incisive [LME] first used in the sense ‘cutting,

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Incisional herniation

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Associated with infection, dehiscence, age, obesity, malnutrition, steroids. Transverse incisions have the lowest rate of herniation. Lateral traction on the recti increases...

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Kocher's incision

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

An oblique incision made in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, classically used for open cholecystectomy. E. T. Kocher

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gridiron incision

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An oblique incision made in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, classically used for appendicectomy.

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