from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A wound that penetrates the flesh but does not damage underlying bones or vital organs.

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  • noun An injury which pierces the skin and causes bleeding, but which does not injure any bones or vital organs, and does not carry a serious threat of death.

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  • noun a wound that does not damage important internal organs or shatter any bones


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