flesh wound


flesh wound

noun

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

Full Definition of FLESH WOUND

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

First Known Use of FLESH WOUND

1655

flesh wound

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLESH WOUND

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

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