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Torn; rent; having a ragged edge.
[L. lacero, pp. -atus, to tear to pieces]
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Torn; rent; having a ragged edge.
[L. lacero, pp. -atus, to tear to pieces]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


(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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Q. I am scheduled for scope surgery for a torn meniscus on my knee and what is the duration for recovery? Has anyone had this surgery for a torn meniscus? How did you deal with this recovery?

A. The recovery process is individual, and you cannot predict it in advance. I know someone who has done it and was able to go back to exercising regularly after 2 months. I would think the recovery from the surgery itself is a matter of few weeks until you can walk properly, however you should still give your knee a break and rest for a while after.

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Food was set before her, her bare and lacerated feet and limbs were bathed and bandaged and the shoes and stockings of Captain DeCou's daughter, Catharine, replaced those lost in the woods and bog.
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and over, and laid the lacerated parts together, without semblance, as