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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 Surgical 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 surgical-incision


1. Noun Phrase
An infection of the surgical incision** site can cause inflammation, redness, tenderness or unusual drainage.

2. surgical

adjective. ['ˈsɝːdʒɪkəl'] performed with great precision.

Antonyms

  • inoperative

3. surgical

adjective. ['ˈsɝːdʒɪkəl'] relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine.

Synonyms

  • preoperative
  • operative

Antonyms

  • malfunctioning
  • insignificant
  • imprecise

4. 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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