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incision

noun

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a long deep cut
  • the surgeon made a thin incision with the scalpel

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The first known use of incision was in the 14th century

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incising

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incisions

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“Incision.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/incision. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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