flesh wound


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flesh wound

(wo͞ond)
n.
A wound that penetrates the flesh but does not damage underlying bones or vital organs.
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After finding it was a flesh wound, the team charged back into the fight.
While on the ground the horse stepped on her leg, causing a deep flesh wound.
If I had to guess, I would say that a high percentage of those lost deer were flesh wounds and the arrow never entered the body cavity.
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The incident happened at Chelsea's training ground and the 21-year-old suffered a flesh wound.
Corporal James Price escaped with just a flesh wound when a Taliban bullet ripped through his 'lucky' trousers - but amazingly just grazed his leg during the battle which erupted while on patrol in the Helmand Province.
But his verdict on the Reds' current inability to inflict so much as a flesh wound on Manchester United is bang on the money.
Severe angles can lay a nasty flesh wound without getting the job done; I suspect that this is where many of the mechanical horror stories originated.
Tom suffered a flesh wound after being shot in the sideand was said to be in "agony" after being shot from 5ft.
COLIN HENDRY stared at the blood pouring down Hugh Dallas' forehead and realised it was more than just a flesh wound.
The youngster suffered a minor flesh wound and swam to the safety of Seal Island, off Cape Town, South Africa.
It was initially feared the horse was quite badly damaged, but it appears the extent of his damage is a flesh wound to the top of his leg," said Farnsworth.