Incision

In*ci"sion

(?), n. [L. incisio: cf. F. incision. See Incise.]
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1. The act of incising, or cutting into a substance; specifically: (Med.) the cutting action made during surgery to gain access to the body parts under the skin. Milton.
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2. That which is produced by incising; the separation of the parts of any substance made by a cutting or pointed instrument; a cut; a gash; specifically (Med.) the cut in the skin made during surgery to gain access to the interior of the body.
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3. Separation or solution of viscid matter by medicines. [Obs.]
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