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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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I'm personally not very optimistic that you will ever recover a deer that has only a flesh wound, but at least Judd's approach gives you a fighting chance.
Although you may see one or two flesh wounds, there are no limbs flying off.
One has got a broken arm and the other has got flesh wounds on his arm and facial injuries.
Christopher Brookmyre author of Flesh Wounds The inaugural Bloody Scotland boasted a dizzying calibre of guests and set a dauntingly high standard of discussion and debate.
The Ministry of Health said that 46 had been injured by late Friday afternoon, mostly with birdshot-related injuries or flesh wounds.
Deep flesh wounds and excessive blood OK to show," it said,
Or Brown could trigger the guffaws that greeted Monty Python's Black Knight, who dismissed the loss of two arms and both legs as mere flesh wounds.
INJURED from self-inflicted flesh wounds and mutilations and some had actually chewed off their own tails.
We can differentiate between scavenging and predation only by such evidence as signs of struggle at the scene, a trail of blood, evidence of a chase, and the pattern of flesh wounds.
As vets, we often see dogs which have been hit by a car resulting in severe injuries, a sheep which has been attacked by even a small dog can have equally life-threatening flesh wounds and broken bones.
But "deep flesh wounds are ok to show; excessive blood is ok to show" and "crushed heads, limbs, etc are ok as long as no insides are showing".
The security source confirmed that forensic investigations showed that he had purposely killed Khaled, by inflicting several deadly thrusts and then cutting her, while his stabbing method was more haphazard with El-Akkad, with more flesh wounds which is why she died after excessive bleeding.