Definition of Lacerated

1. Adjective. Irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn. "Lacerate leaves"

Exact synonyms: Lacerate
Similar to: Rough



2. Adjective. Having edges that are jagged from injury.
Exact synonyms: Lacerate, Mangled, Torn
Similar to: Injured

Definition of Lacerated

1. Adjective. Having lacerations ¹

2. Verb. (past of lacerate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lacerated

1. lacerate [v] - See also: lacerate

Medical Definition of Lacerated

1. 1. Rent; torn; mangled; as, a lacerated wound. "By each other's fury lacerate" (Southey) 2. Jagged, or slashed irregularly, at the end, or along the edge. Origin: L. Laceratus, p. P. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacerated

lacebarks
laced
laced-up
laceless
lacelike
lacemaker
lacemakers
lacemaking
laceman
lacemen
lacepod
lacer
lacerable
lacerant
lacerate
lacerated (current term)
lacerated foramen
lacerater
laceraters
lacerates
lacerating
laceratingly
laceration
lacerations
lacerative
laceries
lacers
lacert
lacerta
lacertian

Literary usage of Lacerated

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1845)
"3 compound fractures of the finger 2 lacerated hand, lacerated arm. lacerated ... 2 caught by the callender: 1 lacerated hand. 1 lacerated finger and thumb. ..."

2. Physical anthropology of the Lenape or Delawares, and of the eastern Indians by Aleš Hrdlička (1916)
"Middle lacerated foramina. Posterior lacerated foramina.—As repeatedly pointed out by the writer on former occasions, the middle lacerated foramina are ..."

3. A Complete Handbook for the Sanitary Troops of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1917)
"A lacerated wound is a torn wound, such as is made by barbed wire or a piece ... Gunshot wounds are both punctured and contused; they may also be lacerated. ..."

4. The Science and art of surgery by John Eric Erichsen (1864)
"Treatment of Contused and lacerated Wounds. ... In ordinary cases of contused or lacerated wounds, whether superficially extensive or deep, ..."

5. A System of Surgery: Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative by Samuel David Gross (1859)
"A lacerated wound is a lesion in which the tissues, instead of smoothly ... A lacerated wound differs from an incised one, 1st, in the slightness of the ..."

6. Prevention of Disease and Care of the Sick: How to Keep Well and what to Do by William Gordon Stimpson, Milton Hugh Foster (1919)
"lacerated wounds.—lacerated wounds are caused by some blunt instrument ... A good example of a lacerated wound is the gash which may be torn in the arm of a ..."

7. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1866)
"ON THE OPERATION FOE THE RELIEF OF A lacerated PERINEUM AND SPHINCTER ANI, &c., ... To secure these two objects, a free and clean section of the lacerated ..."

8. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1831)
"df the bone, Ind the contused and lacerated soft parts were included. The arteries were now secured, and the wound cleared of blood. ..."

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