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flesh wound

noun

Simple Definition of flesh wound

  • : a wound that injures the skin and flesh but does not go deep into the body

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of flesh wound

  1. :  an injury involving penetration of the body musculature without damage to bones or internal organs

1655

First Known Use of flesh wound

1655


Medical Dictionary

flesh wound

noun

Medical Definition of flesh wound

  1. :  an injury involving penetration of the body musculature without damage to bones or internal organs




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