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laceration

noun
lac·​er·​a·​tion | \ ˌla-sə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce laceration (audio) \

Definition of laceration

1 : the act of lacerating
2 : a torn and ragged wound

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Examples of laceration in a Sentence

She suffered lacerations on her legs. The broken glass caused severe laceration of his feet.
Recent Examples on the Web Brendan Perlini left in the first period after suffering a deep laceration to his nose when Sabres defenseman Henri Jokiharju fell forward and accidentally hit Perlini in the face with a skate. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Red Wings welcome back Anthony Mantha, but still lose to Sabres, 3-2," 12 Feb. 2020 One of the girls was trapped inside the car and another girl, who suffered a head laceration, was unconscious when first responders arrived, the release said. Adam Sennott, BostonGlobe.com, "Four teens injured in one of 3 crashes in Andover," 10 Jan. 2020 In this study, water birth was also associated with a decreased likelihood of perineal lacerations and a higher rate of breastfeeding initiation. Amber Scorah, New York Times, "What You Need to Know About Water Birth," 15 Apr. 2020 One nine-year observational study showed lower rates of analgesic use in water births, and fewer episiotomies and perineal lacerations. Amber Scorah, New York Times, "What You Need to Know About Water Birth," 15 Apr. 2020 An autopsy showed numerous blunt force injuries to the victim’s face, chest, stomach, back, arms and legs, as well as multiple lacerations to the liver. Elliot Hughes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Charges filed in March 26 homicide in Milwaukee's Harambee neighborhood," 2 Apr. 2020 Girón suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, a pelvis fracture, and liver and kidney lacerations. Girón suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, a pelvis fracture, and liver and kidney lacerations. When the company's frosted balsam jar candles are lit, the glass jar can break causing possible fire and laceration hazards, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Amir Vera, CNN, "Hallmark recalls candles ahead of the holidays," 22 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of laceration

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of laceration was in 1598

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22 May 2020

Cite this Entry

“Laceration.” waleadership.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, http://waleadership.com/dictionary/laceration. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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laceration

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How to pronounce laceration (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of laceration

: a deep cut or tear of the flesh
: the act of cutting or tearing flesh

laceration

noun
lac·​er·​a·​tion | \ ˌla-sə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce laceration (audio) \

Kids Definition of laceration

: a deep or jagged cut or tear of the flesh

laceration

noun
lac·​er·​a·​tion | \ ˌlas-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce laceration (audio) \

Medical Definition of laceration

1 : the act of lacerating
2 : a torn and ragged wound

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