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incisura

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noun in·ci·su·ra \ ˌin-ˌsī-ˈzhu̇r-ə , ˌin(t)-sə- \

medical Definition of incisura

plural incisurae play \\
1 :a notch, cleft, or fissure of a body part or organ
2 :a downward notch in the curve recording aortic blood pressure that occurs between systole and diastole and is caused by backflow of blood for a short time before the aortic valve closes

incisural

play \-əl\ adjective

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