open wound

GC: n

S: (last access: 27 July 2015); (last access: 12 March 2013).

N: An open wound is an injury involving an external or internal break in body tissue, usually involving the skin. Nearly everyone will experience an open wound at some point in his or her life. Most open wounds are minor and can be treated at home.

S: (last access: 27 July 2015)

SYN: raw wound

S: NAVARRO p. 845 & p. 1083.

CR: appendectomy, slow healing wound, ulcer.