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Meaning of “incision” in the English Dictionary

"incision" in British English

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incisionnoun

uk   us   /ɪnˈsɪʒ.ən/
[C or U] an ​opening that is made in something with a ​sharptool, ​especially in someone's ​body during an ​operation: The ​surgeon makes a ​small incision into which a ​tube is ​inserted. [C] specialized medical a ​wound or ​scar made by a ​surgicalcut
(Definition of incision from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incision" in American English

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incisionnoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈsɪʒ·ən/ medical
a ​cut made in the ​surface of the ​skin or in other ​bodytissue
(Definition of incision from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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