brain laceration

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brain lac·er·a·tion

gross tearing of neural tissue.
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An autopsy determined the cause of death to be skull fractures and brain lacerations from chopping wounds to the head, Mr.
She suffered brain lacerations and multiple skull fractures.
A post mortem by patho- logist Dr Declan Gilsenan showed he'd been so savagely bludgeoned that he had severe brain lacerations.