Definition of laceration
1 : the act of lacerating
2 : a torn and ragged wound
Examples of laceration in a sentence
She suffered lacerations on her legs.
The broken glass caused severe laceration of his feet.
First Known Use of laceration
LACERATION Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of laceration for Students
: a deep or jagged cut or tear of the flesh
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