/ ɪnsɪʒn̩ /
scratch · notch · prick · slit · dent · section
ETYM Latin incisio: cf. French incision. Related to Incise.
1. A depression scratched or carved into a surface; SYN. scratch, notch, prick, slit, dent.
2. The cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation); SYN. section.