blunt trauma(redirected from Blunt nonpenetrating trauma)
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blunt traumaMolecular Any injury sustained from blunt force, which may be related to MVAs, or mishaps, falls or jumps, blows or crush injuries from animals, blunt objects or unarmed assailants. Cf Penetrating trauma.
A wound in which the surface of the skin remains intact, caused by impact or collision with a blunt object, e.g., an automobile fender.Synonym: nonpenetrating wound
See also: trauma