Laceration meaning

lăsə-rāshən
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A jagged wound or cut.
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The definition of a laceration is a deep cut or jagged wound, or the act of making a tear.

When you get your hand caught on a nail and cut yourself so deeply you need stitches, this is an example of a laceration.

When a surgeon uses his scalpel to slice you open, this is an example of laceration.

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The result of lacerating; jagged tear or wound.
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A jagged wound or cut.
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An irregular open wound caused by a blunt impact to soft tissue.

The doctor sewed up the laceration in his arm.

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The act or an instance of lacerating.
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