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Q:An equine wound can go by many D how to ac­cu­rately de­scribe each? Match the fol­low­ing terms with their def­i­ni­tions at right: abra­sions, con­tu­sions, lac­er­a­tions, in­ci­sions.

a. trau­matic in­juries to soft tis­sue un­der­neath in­tact skin, such as a bruise

b. open wounds with very clean edges cre­ated, ei­ther in­ten­tion­ally or ac­ci­den­tally, by very sharp ob­jects such as a scalpel, glass or sheet metal

c. open wounds with ir­reg­u­lar edges, ex­ten­sive dam­age to sur­round­ing tis­sue and heavy con­tam­i­na­tion; often caused by nails pro­trud­ing from fences or over­reaches

d. fric­tion in­juries that re­move su­per­fi­cial lay­ers of skin, char­ac­ter­ized by hair loss and serum ooz­ing from the dam­aged skin

a. con­tu­sions c. lac­er­a­tions

b. in­ci­sions d. abra­sions

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