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wrin·kle

(ring'kĕl),
A furrow, fold, or crease in the skin, particularly of a type seen with increasing occurrence as a result of sun exposure or, in perioral skin, cigarette smoking; associated with degeneration of dermal elastic tissue.

wrinkle

(rĭng′kl) [AS. gewrinclian, to wind]
1. A crevice, furrow, or ridge in the skin.
2. To make creases or furrows, as in the skin by habitual frowning.
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Whereas a wrinkle is a groove in a healthy, intact skin, a wound is a bleeding opening.
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The findings don't explain exactly how The wrinkles that form on people's hands and feet after soaking in water may have evolved to help humans handle wet objects more efficiently.