nonpenetrating wound

[ nŏn-pĕnĭ-trā′tĭng ]

n.

A wound, especially to the thorax or abdomen, produced without disruption of the surface of the body.

Nearby words

  1. nonpaying,
  2. nonpayment,
  3. nonpeak,
  4. nonpenetrance,
  5. nonpenetrant trait,
  6. nonperformance,
  7. nonperformer,
  8. nonperforming,
  9. nonperishable,
  10. nonpermanent


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.