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
Q. I am scheduled for scope surgery for a torn meniscus on my knee and what is the duration for recovery? Has anyone had this surgery for a torn meniscus? How did you deal with this
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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