- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||incised, incises, incising
||to cut into the surface of.
The surgeon incised the tissue just below the knee.
||to mark the surface of with a sharp tool; engrave.
||carve, cut, gash, lance, line, notch, open, score, slit
The word incise
contains the following part:
that means in, into, on
More about this word part:
The prefix in-1
occurs in Latin loanwords and thus attaches to Latin roots (infect
has multiple forms, as the "n" sound in in-
assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms il-1
, and ir-1