laceration

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /læsəˈreɪʃən/

Noun[change]

Singular
laceration

Plural
lacerations

  1. Deep cuts, tears, gashes, or wounds to skin or soft tissue.
    Vaginal or rectal lacerations sustained while fisting may lead to serious injury or death.
    He sustained some hideous facial lacerations in that horrific car accident last week. He should not have been driving and texting at the same time!

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