Definition of laceration in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌlasəˈrāSH(ə)n/


A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh: he suffered lacerations to his head and face 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.

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Syllabification: lac·er·a·tion

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