laceration

  • 1 lacération — [ laserasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • av. 1380; laceracion 1356; lat. laceratio 1 ♦ Dr. anc. Action de lacérer (un écrit, un livre) par autorité de justice. ⇒ dilacération. 2 ♦ Mod. Action de déchirer. ⇒ déchirement. Lacération des affiches. ♢ Méd. Déchirure ou …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 laceration — 1590s, from M.Fr. lacération, from L. lacerationem (nom. laceratio), noun of action from pp. stem of lacerare (see LACERATE (Cf. lacerate)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 laceration — Laceration. subst. f. v. Deschirure d un écrit, d un livre. Ce libelle estoit injurieux, le Juge en a ordonné la laceration …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 Laceration — Lac er*a tion, n. [L. laceratio: cf. F. lac[ e]ration.] 1. The act of lacerating. [1913 Webster] 2. A breach or wound made by lacerating. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 laceration — [n] cut, wound gash, injury, lesion, pierce, rip, slash, slice, slit, stab, tear; concept 309 …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 laceration — et deschirement, Laceratio …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 7 laceration — [las΄ər ā′shən] n. [L laceratio] 1. the act of lacerating 2. the result of lacerating; jagged tear or wound …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 LACÉRATION — n. f. T. d’ancienne Jurisprudence Action de lacérer un écrit, un livre. Le jugement ordonna la lacération de cet écrit, comme d’un libelle injurieux. Il se dit aussi dans un sens plus général. Lacération d’un manuscrit …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 9 lacération — (la sé ra sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. Terme de jurisprudence. Action de lacérer un écrit, un livre. Le jugement ordonne la lacération de cet écrit, condamné comme libelle injurieux. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Laceration, OUDIN Dict..… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 laceration — n. a deep; minor, superficial; severe laceration * * * [ˌlæsə reɪʃ(ə)n] minor severe laceration superficial superficial a deep …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 laceration — UK [ˌlæsəˈreɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms laceration : singular laceration plural lacerations a deep cut in someone s flesh She had lacerations to her head and back …

    English dictionary

  • 12 LACÉRATION — s. f. T. de Jurisprudence. Action de lacérer un écrit, un livre. Le jugement ordonne la lacération de cet écrit, comme d un libelle injurieux …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 13 laceration — /las euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. the result of lacerating; a rough, jagged tear. 2. the act of lacerating. [1590 1600; < L laceration (s. of laceratio). See LACERATE, ION] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14 laceration — noun An irregular open wound caused by a blunt impact to soft tissue. The doctor sewed up the laceration in his arm. See Also: lacerate …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 laceration — la|ce|ra|tion [ˌlæsəˈreıʃən] n [U and C] technical a cut in your skin laceration to ▪ multiple lacerations to the upper arms …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 laceration — noun a bleeding laceration Syn: gash, cut, wound, injury, tear, slash; scratch, scrape, abrasion, graze …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 laceration — n. a tear in the flesh caused by a blunt object producing a wound with irregular edges. A gunshot wound is an example of a laceration caused by a high velocity blunt object …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 18 laceration — lacerate ► VERB ▪ tear or deeply cut (the flesh or skin). DERIVATIVES laceration noun. ORIGIN Latin lacerare, from lacer torn …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 laceration — noun Date: 1597 1. the act of lacerating 2. a torn and ragged wound …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 Laceration — A cut. All that is required to care for most cuts is to wash them with soap and water and keep them clean and dry. Putting alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, and iodine onto cuts can delay healing and should be avoided. Seek medical care early if you… …

    Medical dictionary


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