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1. incision

noun. ['ˌɪnˈsɪʒən'] the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation).

Synonyms

  • thoracotomy
  • surgery
  • valvotomy
  • surgical process
  • valvulotomy
  • cutting
  • phlebotomy
  • surgical operation
  • operation
  • vasosection
  • section
  • surgical procedure
  • nephrotomy
  • vasotomy
  • cut
  • perineotomy
  • venesection
  • gastromy
  • laparotomy
  • orchotomy
  • surgical incision

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • dull
  • hot
  • kind

Etymology

  • incisio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Incision

  • multivision
  • circumcision
  • univision
  • supervision
  • misprision
  • indecision
  • provision
  • precision
  • xyvision
  • revision
  • rescission
  • recision
  • excision
  • envision
  • divison
  • division
  • decision
  • collision
  • parisian
  • derision
  • vision

Example sentences of the word incision


1. Noun, singular or mass
Carefully remove any crusts or buildup around the incision if you are able.

2. Verb, base form
The tech prepares bandages and applies them to incision sites, and moves the patient to a recovery room.

2. incision

noun. ['ˌɪnˈsɪʒən'] a depression scratched or carved into a surface.

Synonyms

  • slit
  • scratch
  • score
  • impression
  • dent
  • imprint
  • scotch
  • prick

Antonyms

  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation
  • parallel operation

Etymology

  • incisio (Latin)
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