Medical Dictionary

dehiscence

noun de·his·cence \di-ˈhis-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of DEHISCENCE

:  the parting of the sutured lips of a surgical wound <wound dehiscence resulting from infection>
April 27, 2015
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