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incision

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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

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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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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gridiron incision

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 18 words.

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

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incisional hernia

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 17 words.

a hernia that occurs through a defect at the site of a previous surgical incision.

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gridiron incision

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 18 words.

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

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Kocher's incision

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

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Incisional herniation

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 32 words.

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

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incision <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 17 words.

m ɪnˈsɪzɪǝn, -zɪˌɒn

sp incision6

rh 1 misprision LLL 4.3.95; rh 2 physician R2 1.1.155

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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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Weber–Ferguson incision

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Paranasal incision for access to the oral cavity.

See Oral cavity reconstruction.

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