perforating wound

n.

A wound having an entrance and an exit.

Nearby words

  1. perforated ulcer,
  2. perforating abscess,
  3. perforating artery,
  4. perforating fiber,
  5. perforating vein,
  6. perforation,
  7. perforation gauge,
  8. perforce,
  9. perforin,
  10. perform


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