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lac·er·at·ed

(las'ĕr-āt'ĕd),
Torn; rent; having a ragged edge.
[L. lacero, pp. -atus, to tear to pieces]
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lac·er·at·ed

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

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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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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