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laceration

lac·er·a·tion

/ˌlasəˈrāSH(ə)n/

Noun

A break in the skin. The edges of the break can be smooth (known as linear or as an incision) or irregular (stellate). An irregular laceration may bleed more profusely and may take longer to heal.