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flesh wound

[woond] /wund/
noun
1.
a wound that does not penetrate beyond the flesh; a slight or superficial wound.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75
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British Dictionary definitions for flesh-wound

flesh wound

/wuːnd/
noun
1.
a wound affecting superficial tissues
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flesh-wound in Medicine

flesh wound n.
A wound that penetrates the flesh but does not damage underlying bones or vital organs.

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