A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh: he suffered lacerations to his head and face [mass noun]: his death was due to multiple skull fractures with laceration of the brain
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- There also were some folks treated for injuries like lacerations.
- Some time later, the man went to the hospital suffering from lacerations.
- Local anesthesia can be used for repair of most perineal lacerations.
cutting (open), gashing, slashing, tearing, ripping, mangling, mutilation, maiming, mauling, scratching, scraping, grazing, incision, splitting, cleaving, hacking, stabbing, tearing apart, butchery, savaging, wounding, injury, damaging
gash, cut, wound, injury, tear, slash, mutilation, scratch, scrape, abrasion, graze, score, incision, slit, puncture;
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