flesh wound

noun

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


FLESH WOUND Defined for English Language Learners

flesh wound

noun

Definition of flesh wound for English Language Learners

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


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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