incised

adjective in·cised \ in-ˈsīzd , -ˈsīst \

Definition of incised

1 : cut in : engraved; especially : decorated with incised figures
2 : having a margin that is deeply and sharply notched
  • an incised leaf

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First Known Use of incised

15th century


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incised

adjective

medical Definition of incised

of a cut or wound
: made with or as if with a sharp knife or scalpel : clean and well-defined

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