leg wound


leg wound
injury on the leg

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • wound — wound1 [ wund ] noun count ** an injury in which your skin or flesh is damaged, usually seriously. When a wound gets better it heals: He suffered serious wounds to his back and stomach. a head/chest/leg wound: There was blood pouring down his… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wound — I UK [wuːnd] / US [wund] noun [countable] Word forms wound : singular wound plural wounds ** 1) an injury in which your skin or flesh is damaged, usually seriously. When a wound gets better it heals He suffered serious wounds to his back and… …   English dictionary

  • wound — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, serious, severe ▪ fatal ▪ a fatal gunshot wound ▪ minor ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Wound — This article is about wounds in humans and animals. For wounds in plants, see Plant pathology. For other uses, see Wound (disambiguation). Wound Classification and external resources Wounded man …   Wikipedia

  • wound — wound1 woundedly, adv. woundingly, adv. /woohnd/; Older Use and Literary /wownd/, n. 1. an injury, usually involving division of tissue or rupture of the integument or mucous membrane, due to external violence or some mechanical agency rather… …   Universalium

  • leg — noun 1 part of the body ADJECTIVE ▪ left, right ▪ front ▪ back, hind, rear ▪ lower …   Collocations dictionary

  • wound — 01. My grandfather was [wounded] in the leg during the war. 02. Many soldiers died of their [wounds] in the First World War because medical science wasn t as advanced back then as it is today. 03. A homemade bomb exploded on the bus, killing 3,… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • wound — wound1 [waund] the past tense and past participle of ↑wind 2 wound 2 wound2 [wu:nd] n [: Old English; Origin: wund] 1.) an injury to your body that is made by a weapon such as a knife or a bullet ▪ A nurse cleaned and bandaged the wound. ▪ It… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Chronic wound — A chronic wound is a wound that does not heal in an orderly set of stages and in a predictable amount of time the way most wounds do; wounds that do not heal within three months are often considered chronic.[1] Chronic wounds seem to be detained… …   Wikipedia

  • Negative pressure wound therapy — (NPWT) is the use of sub atmospheric pressure to promote or assist wound healing, or to remove fluids from a wound site. Introduction Negative Pressure Wound Therapy has two forms which mainly differ in the type of dressing used to transfer NPWT… …   Wikipedia


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