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tertiary injury

ter·ti·ar·y in·ju·ry

/ˈtərSHēˌerē ˈinjərē/

Noun

An injury that occurs when the victim is thrown against an object, struck by a large object thrown by the blast, or crushed beneath collapsed structural material. Injuries of the tertiary phase are similar to a victim ejected during a vehicular crash or who fell from a height.