lacerated


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lacerated

[′las·ə‚rād·əd]
(biology)
Having a deeply and irregularly incised margin or apex.
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She had only a bruise or two about her - nothing for a tramp - but the backs of her hands were lacerated, and the question was, was it with finger-nails?
Just in front of the lion the boy placed the butt of his spear upon the ground, gave a mighty spring, and, before the bewildered beast could guess the trick that had been played upon him, sailed over the lion's head into the rending embrace of the thorn tree--safe but lacerated.
As the Inquisition rarely allowed its victims to be seen with their limbs distorted and their flesh lacerated by torture, so madness is always concealed in its cell, from whence, should it depart, it is conveyed to some gloomy hospital, where the doctor has no thought for man or mind in the mutilated being the jailer delivers to him.
It seemed as if Buckingham's departure had shed a balm on the lacerated hearts of the previous evening.
The shark lacerated his leg in three or four places fairly deep," said the mayor.
Monday, after suffering a deep lacerated wound on top of her head.
A 30-YEAR-OLD stab victim spent a week in hospital recovering from a lacerated liver after a violent robbery at a busy Birmingham nightspot.
She took a personal injury claim against McGettigan's Bakery in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, after she lacerated her lip when she bit into it on June 30 last year.
After she died, it was discovered that the endangered species had swallowed a shard of a broken DVD case that had lacerated her stomach and prevented her from feeding.
Duffy (above) had been promised his first senior cap by then manager Giovanni Trapattoni in an end-of-season friendly against Paraguay back in 2010 when he suffered an horrific training ground injury which left him with a lacerated liver and fighting for his life.
Duffy suffered a lacerated liver in a collision during a practice match with the Republic of Ireland in May 2010 which left him needing emergency surgery.