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laceration Line breaks: la¦cer|ation
Pronunciation: /lasəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition of laceration in English:


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
More example sentences
  • 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.
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