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Capable of being, or liable to be, torn.
[L. lacero, to tear to pieces, fr. lacer, mangled]
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lacerate(las′ĕ-rāt″) [L. lacerare, to tear]
To tear, as into irregular segments. lacerable (las′ĕ-ră-bĕl), adjective; lacerated (las′ĕ-rāt″ĕd), adjective
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