• A cut, especially one made by a scalpel or similar medical tool in the context of surgical operation; the scar resulting from such a cut.
  • The act of cutting into a substance.
  • Separation or solution of viscid matter by medicines.
  • A cut-back


  • From Middle English inscicioun, from Middle French incision, from Late Latin incisiō from the verb incidō + action noun suffix -iō.

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