Definition of Laceration?


Laceration is a wound within the skin that is as a result of injury. There are two types of wounds, namely open and closed wound. Open is in form of a cut due to separation of connective tissues.
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Lacerate:1:having edges that are jagged from injury; 2:cut or tear irregularly;
laceration: a torn ragged wound; the act of lacerating
las″ĕ-ra´shun 1. the act of tearing. 2. a wound produced by the tearing of body tissue, as distinguished from a cut or incision. External lacerations may be small
Mallory-Weiss tear, see there
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Cuts & Scratches
Cuts and scratches are areas of damage on the surface of the skin. A cut is a line of damage that can go through the skin and into the muscle tissues below. More »
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