bikini incision

noun
bi·​ki·​ni incision | \ bə-ˈkē-nē- How to pronounce bikini incision (audio) \
variants: or bikini cut

Medical Definition of bikini incision

: pfannenstiel incision To remove larger fibroids, doctors usually perform the procedure by a bikini incision just above the pubic bone. — Linda Knittel, Essence,, September 2003 The obstetrician draws a line across the lower abdomen and makes a horizontal (transverse) incision near the top of your pubic area. This is informally known as the bikini cut.— Debra Kent, Parenting, November 1995

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“Bikini incision.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bikini%20incision. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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