What does the word incision mean?

Usage examples for incision

  1. An incision is made on the lateral side of the arm, and the nerve exposed and freed from pressure, or stitched, as may be necessary; the opportunity should also be taken of dealing with the fracture. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. About the eighth or tenth year two or three boys would unite and go of their own accord to some one in the village, who would make the customary incision, and give him some trifling reward for his trouble. – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner

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