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bikini incision

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noun bi·ki·ni incision \bə-ˈkē-nē-\
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bikini cut

Medical Definition of bikini incision

  1. :  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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