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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

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  1. 1:  a notch, cleft, or fissure of a body part or organ

  2. 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

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