An injury, damage, or trauma to the body, ranging from minor to life-threatening.
A wound is an injury, damage, or trauma to the body.
Wounds can range from a minor cut in the skin to a more serious and deep puncture.
Minor wounds may only require cleaning and self-care. Serious or infected wounds require medical attention. Some wounds, such as those that cause heavy bleeding, are a medical emergency.
Last Updated Sep 21, 2023