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laceration

la suh ray shuhn

  • n  a torn ragged wound
  • n  the act of lacerating

  • Let me count the ways: mangled under the wheels of a truck, strangulation, fracturing the skull, taking out the tibula, laceration, crushed under the wheels of a car, death by .
  • In all age groups, the most frequently diagnosed injury was laceration, making up 39% of cases.
  • When Obamathe avatar of a new generation of progressivesstepped away from Wright, he stepped away from 40 years of liberal self-laceration.
News & Articles

  • Woman trapped on roof in Hamilton fire
    Firefighters doused a blaze at a West Side home after first rescuing an occupant from the roof. The fire at 835 Columbia Road occurred just before 9 p.m. Sunday. When crews arrived, a male occupant was attempting to control the fire with a garden hose. The man was taken to Fort Hamilton Hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation and a minor laceration. Firefighters rescued a woman from the roof ...
    June 10, 2013 - WHIO-TV 7 Dayton
  • Gerber Recalls Machetes with Stitched Sheaths Due to Laceration Hazard
    Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. The Parang machete can cut through the stitching of the sheaths when the blade is taken from or replaced in the sheath, posing a laceration hazard.
    June 6, 2013 - U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Quotes

  • Andrew Sheridan in Reuters.uk
    I'm obviously very disappointed to get the news but I've got to follow the medical advice I've received,Sheridan said in a Rugby Football Union statement. "The laceration should be fully healed in a fortnight."
  • Lindy Ruff in ESPN
    Right now, he's suffered a big laceration on his jaw,Ruff told reporters from the Buffalo News. "The teeth got pushed up a little bit, but they are involved on the lower jaw part."
  • Jimi Hendrix in Orlando Sentinel
    Usually it's just a simple laceration of the hands,said Dr. Timothy Hendrix, the medical director for Florida Hospital CentraCare, which has 16 urgent-care centers in Central Florida. "Sometimes they cut their hand deep enough to require...

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