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Sucking wound

sucking wound --> open pneumothorax

A free communication between the atmosphere and the pleural space either via the lung or through the chest wall.

Synonym: sucking wound.


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were they also use to put stitches on a wound. like the insect could mend th skin or someting like that????????? veenaandnivyah I donot think so.There mouth parts are only meant for biting,sucking,etc not for stitching.And leeches producie an anti coagulating substance called ...

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by David George
Sun Apr 02, 2006 8:51 am
 
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Topic: leeches
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