Definition of Penetrating injury
1. Noun. Injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body.
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Literary usage of Penetrating injury
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1. Ophthalmoscope: A Monthly Review of Current Ophthalmology (1903)
"A typical family history is given. The treatment is also discussed. Ramsay, Maitland.—penetrating injury of the Eye, with three Lashes in the Anterior ..."
2. Injuries and diseases of war: A Manual Based on the Experience of the by Great Britain Army Medical Services (1918)
"Sympathetic ophthalmia never follows a non-penetrating injury. All merely bruised eyes can therefore be left with safety. A foreign body in the globe may ..."
3. St. Mary's Hospital Gazette by St. Mary's Hospital (London, England) (1898)
"The common cause of sympathetic ophthalmia is a penetrating injury. If I ventured, without obtaining statistics, to say that 99 cases out of 100 were ..."
4. Manual of surgery for students and practitioners by William Rose (1904)
"The symptoms sometimes commence with a definite snap or crack, as though something had given way in the orbit; or they may follow a penetrating injury or a ..."
5. General Surgery by Eugen Fröhner (1906)
"Penetrating wounds of large vessels usually close spontaneously (penetrating injury of the jugular from intravenous injection, an occasional penetrating ..."