Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun incision

2 senses of incision

Sense 1
incision, scratch, prick, slit, dent -- (a depression scratched or carved into a surface)
       => depression, impression, imprint -- (a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud")

Sense 2
incision, section, surgical incision -- (the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation))
       => cut, cutting -- (the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels")

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