flesh wound

noun

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, in the meaning defined above

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flesh wound

noun

English Language Learners Definition of flesh wound

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

flesh wound

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Medical Definition of flesh wound

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

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