gutter wound

n.

A tangential wound that makes a surface furrow without breaking the skin.

Nearby words

  1. gutted,
  2. gutter,
  3. gutter ball,
  4. gutter fracture,
  5. gutter press,
  6. guttering,
  7. guttersnipe,
  8. guttiform,
  9. guttle,
  10. guttural


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