[las-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌlæs əˈreɪ ʃən/

the result of ; a rough, jagged tear.
the act of .

1590s, from Middle French lacération, from Latin lacerationem (nominative laceratio), noun of action from past participle stem of lacerare (see lacerate).

laceration lac·er·a·tion (lās’ə-rā’shən)


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