Origin of laceration
Examples from the Web for laceration
Doctors at St. Luke-Roosevelt hospital confirmed that Williams had suffered only a laceration on his head and a few bruises.Strangers Rally to Help Blind Man Keep His Guide Dog
December 19, 2013
Somehow he got up with the only injury a laceration in his chin.Bissinger: Praying That Derek Jeter, Baseball’s Classiest Act, Returns to the Game
October 16, 2012
His brain was numbed and he was blinded by the blood from the laceration over his eyes.Spring Street
James H. Richardson
Now that he knows it, the knowledge afflicts him, to the laceration of his heart.The Flag of Distress
Ah, dear, dear, we shall have laceration unless we reduce this before we move you.The Doctor's Red Lamp</p>
If they will part it must be with bitterness and laceration.We Can't Have Everything
Oh, you all, by the tears that drop from your eyes, by the laceration of your bodies—you will be avenged!The Poniard's Hilt</p>
Word Origin and History for laceration
1590s, from Middle French lacération, from Latin lacerationem (nominative laceratio), noun of action from past participle stem of lacerare (see lacerate).
- A jagged wound or cut.
- The process or act of tearing tissue.