walking wounded

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walking wounded

Etymology: AS, wealcan, to roam, wund
a triage term for an injured person who is ambulatory and has minor injuries.
Sick or wounded personnel who can walk from where they became a casualty to a place where they can get medical treatment

walk·ing wound·ed

(wawk'ing wūn'dĕd)
Category of patients attending an emergency department who are ambulant, without life-threatening injuries or conditions.

walking wounded

In military medicine, an ambulatory case.