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Meaning of LACERATION

Pronunciation:  `lasu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of lacerating
  2. [n]  a torn ragged wound
 

LACERATION is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: lesion, tear, wound

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lac`er*a"tion\, n. [L. laceratio: cf. F.
lac['e]ration.]
1. The act of lacerating.

2. A breach or wound made by lacerating. --Arbuthnot.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A laceration is a tear of soft tissues.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A tear or cut in the flesh.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abrasion, abscission, amputation, blemish, break, burn, butchering, chafe, check, chip, chopping, clawing, cleavage, concussion, crack, crackle, craze, cruciation, crucifixion, cut, cutting, dichotomy, enucleation, excision, fission, flash burn, fracture, fray, frazzle, gall, gash, hell, hell upon earth, holocaust, horror, hurt, incision, injury, lancination, lesion, martyrdom, mortal wound, mutilation, nightmare, passion, persecution, puncture, purgatory, rack, rending, rent, resection, rip, ripping, run, rupture, scald, scission, scorch, scrape, scratch, scuff, second-degree burn, section, severance, slash, slashing, slicing, sore, splitting, stab, stab wound, surgery, tear, tearing, third-degree burn, torment, torture, trauma, wound, wounds immedicable, wrench
 

 

 

 

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