blunt trauma(redirected from Blunt non-penetrating 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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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
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