laceration

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noun lac·er·a·tion \ˌla-sə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of laceration

  1. 1 :  the act of lacerating

  2. 2 :  a torn and ragged wound

Examples of laceration in a sentence

  1. She suffered lacerations on her legs.

  2. The broken glass caused severe laceration of his feet.

1597

First Known Use of laceration

1597


LACERATION Defined for English Language Learners

laceration

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noun lac·er·a·tion \ˌla-sə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of laceration for English Language Learners

  • : a deep cut or tear of the flesh

  • : the act of cutting or tearing flesh


LACERATION Defined for Kids

laceration

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noun lac·er·a·tion \ˌla-sə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of laceration for Students

  1. :  a deep or jagged cut or tear of the flesh


Medical Dictionary

laceration

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noun lac·er·a·tion \ˌlas-ə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of laceration

  1. 1:  the act of lacerating

  2. 2:  a torn and ragged wound



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