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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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.
The injury is absolutely not life-changing and it was a repairable flesh wound."
Concerns were raised after five people with serious skin infections were identified as having had a piercing carried out at the business, which has traded under the names Blue Voodoo, Sun Tattoo Studio and Flesh Wound. Aneurin Bevan University Health Board says the clients were all treated as hospital inpatients.
"It is just a flesh wound on his finger, but it is a big flesh wound.
Their spokesman Paddy Power said: "We got that one a little cheaper, but really it's no more than getting a painkiller for a nasty flesh wound."
"It's just a flesh wound,'' he (John Cleese) insists, accusing King Arthur of being a "chicken" for not wanting to fight on.
On opening the blanket, crews discovered the 34-year-old man had suffered a very nasty flesh wound to his chest.
Palvio's chest, which caused a minor flesh wound, said Sgt.
The bullet pierced the vest, inflicting Boyles' friend with a flesh wound.
In the accident in February, she suffered a deep flesh wound which triggered a blood clot in the leg which broke away and lodged in the lungs, blocking her blood supply.
For Australia, it was only a blip, a mere sporting flesh wound. So England watch out, Hayden and Co will be roaring.