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[ pˈʌŋkt͡ʃə], [ pˈʌŋkt‍ʃə], [ p_ˈʌ_ŋ_k_tʃ_ə]

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Anatomy of a puncture

If you were to extract a single drop of blood from your finger, you would cause a puncture. A puncture is when a sharp object pierces the skin and blood accumulates within the wound. When the object slides out of the wound, we say the wound is "closed".

Puncture wounds can occur in different locations on the body. The most common sites are the fingers, toes, palms, and soles of the feet. They can also occur on the face, neck, and chest.

There are a variety of reasons someone might receive a puncture wound.

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