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Thread #132499   Message #4005880
Posted By: Doug Chadwick
26-Aug-19 - 04:15 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
My manual isn't specific about injuries. An on-line US site MedilinePlus gives:

An injury is damage to your body.

Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other tissues.

"Other tissues" would allow for bruises, blood blisters and the like. Whether bone counts as tissue is up for discussion.