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dog-ear

(dog′ēr″)
A colloquial term for an uneven wound edge, e.g., one created by faulty wound closure.

dog-ear

a defect in skin created when an elliptical surgical incision is too short or one side is longer than the other.
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The one small reminder of his glory days is a dog-eared paperback copy of the 1988 book ``Fast Forward: Hollywood, The Japanese and the VCR Wars'' by James Lardner.
Have you always been affronted by the way librarians hand out dog-eared books (which we paid for in the first place) as though they were dispensing their personal possessions to the unwashed?
IT makes a refreshing change to hit the sales and find new ranges of furniture at knock-down prices, instead of dog-eared fabrics or one-legged tables.
If you are a victim of dog-eared maps with crucial pages missing Microsoft have the answer.
The dog-eared first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was one of around 300 copies sent out to local libraries in 1997 when no-one had heard of the young wizard, Hogwarts School or Quidditch.
Here, in a dog-eared scorebook marked ``1985,'' are some of the earliest and best of times.
The dog-eared script, with last-minute changes scribbled on pink and cream pages, was sold to an unidentified New York collector for $46,000, against a presale estimate of $40,000 to $60,000.
A DOG-eared carpet sold for pounds 94,000 - and nearly sent the pregnant owner into labour with shock.
Whatever page Palmer is on, you can bet it's dog-eared.
It may seem sacrilege to would-be Jack Kerouacs crossing the country with a dog-eared copy of ``On The Road'' stuffed in the back pocket.