from The Century Dictionary.
- Capable of being lacerated or torn; liable to laceration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective That can be lacerated or torn.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Susceptible to
laceration; capable of being, or liable to be, torn.
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The kidney is dense in texture, but is easily lacerable by mechanical force.