That type of incision is rarely performed on large breasts, according to Levine.
Slow at first, then steadily, a stream of liquid drips off the incision.
Make an incision through the thickest part, a little way from the smaller end.
The surgeon proceeded with the incision—as long as he was able.
Hardy shrubs may be layered in the fall, either early or late, and if an incision is made, a callus will have formed by spring.
At first I made an incision into the skin, after the manner of surgeons when amputating a limb.
But it may now be said, If this be the case, we are very much limited in the size of the incision we may make into the bladder.
He rejects opening of the head by an incision because of the danger of it.
If the pus can be localized an incision should be made and the abscess drained.
The incision is to stop at least half-an-inch below the internal malleolus.
late 14c., "a cutting made in surgery," from Old French incision (13c.) and directly from Latin incisionem (nominative incisio) "a cutting into," noun of action from past participle stem of incidere "to cut in," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + -cidere, comb. form of caedere "to cut" (see -cide). Meaning "act of cutting into" is from early 15c.
incision in·ci·sion (ĭn-sĭzh'ən)
A cut into a body tissue or organ, especially one made during surgery.
The scar resulting from such a cut.