bikini incision

bi·ki·ni incision bə-'kē-nē- n PFANNENSTIEL'S INCISION

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  • bikini line — /bəˈkini laɪn/ (say buh keenee luyn) noun 1. the area of exposed skin around the bottom half of a bikini, usually referred to with regard to pubic hair removal: to wax the bikini line. 2. the horizontal line across the lower abdomen where the top …   Australian English dictionary

  • bikini cut — a horizontal surgical incision in the lower abdomen, often used for a hysterectomy or a Cesarean delivery, so called because it leaves a less noticeable scar than does a vertical incision. * * * …   Universalium

  • bikini cut — a horizontal surgical incision in the lower abdomen, often used for a hysterectomy or a Cesarean delivery, so called because it leaves a less noticeable scar than does a vertical incision …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pfannenstiel's incision — Pfan·nen·stiel s incision (p)fän ən .s(h)tēlz , fan n a long horizontal abdominal incision made below the line of the pubic hair and above the mons veneris down to and through the sheath of the rectus abdominus muscles but not the muscles… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pfannenstiel incision — A Pfannenstiel incision (IPAEng|ˈpfɑnənʃtiːl) is a type of surgical incision that allows access to the abdomen. The surgeon cuts on a generally horizontal (slightly curved) line just above the pubic symphysis. This incision is commonly called the …   Wikipedia

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  • Cyst, ovarian — A fluid filled sac in the ovary. The most common type of ovarian cyst is called a follicular cyst. It results from the growth of a follicle. A follicle is the fluid filled cyst that contains an egg. In some cycles, this follicle grows larger that …   Medical dictionary

  • Follicular cyst of the ovary — A fluid filled sac in the ovary, the most common type of ovarian cyst. It results from the growth of a follicle. A follicle is the fluid filled cyst that contains an egg. In some cycles, this follicle grows larger that normal and does not rupture …   Medical dictionary

  • Ovarian cyst — A fluid filled sac in the ovary. The most common type of ovarian cyst is called a follicular cyst. It results from the growth of a follicle. A follicle is the fluid filled cyst that contains an egg. In some cycles, this follicle grows larger that …   Medical dictionary

  • Ovary cyst, follicular — A fluid filled sac in the ovary, the most common type of ovarian cyst. It results from the growth of a follicle. A follicle is the fluid filled cyst that contains an egg. In some cycles, this follicle grows larger that normal and does not rupture …   Medical dictionary

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