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laceration
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Moby Dick
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  • Then, in darting at the monster, knife in hand, he had but given loose to a sudden, passionate, corporal animosity; and when he received the stroke that tore him, he probably but felt the agonizing bodily laceration, but nothing more.

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  • To treat a minor laceration, clean the cut and close it.
  • If tetanus shots are not up-to-date, it might be wise to get one after any laceration.

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