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incised wound

incised wound in Medicine

incised wound n.
A wound characterized by a clean cut, as by a sharp instrument.

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  • Pickering was suffering from an incised wound which could not have been inflicted by the rounded prongs of a fork.

    The Revellers Louis Tracy
  • An incised wound is one made by a cutting instrument, such as a knife or a piece of glass.

    A Treatise on Sheep: Ambrose Blacklock
  • Three conditions are present as a result of an incised wound: Pain, hemorrhage, gaping of the wound.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • An incised wound is a simple cut made with a sharp body, like a knife, producing merely a division of the tissues.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • He found a deep, incised wound on the back of the skull, a wound which would have caused death in any event.

  • To avoid such occurrences, it is in many cases proper to convert a punctured into an incised wound.

    A Treatise on Sheep: Ambrose Blacklock

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