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le·sion

 (lē′zhən)
n.
Any of various pathological or traumatic changes in a bodily organ or tissue, including tumors, ulcers, sores, and wounds.
tr.v. le·sioned, le·sion·ing, le·sions
To cause a lesion to form on or in.

[Middle English lesioun, from Old French lesion, from Latin laesiō, laesiōn-, from laesus, past participle of laedere, to injure.]

lesion

(ˈliːʒən)
n
1. (Pathology) any structural change in a bodily part resulting from injury or disease
2. (Pathology) an injury or wound
[C15: via Old French from Late Latin laesiō injury, from Latin laedere to hurt]

le•sion

(ˈli ʒən)
n.
1. an injury; hurt; wound.
2. any localized, usu. well-defined area of diseased or injured tissue or of abnormal structural change.
v.t.
3. to cause a lesion or lesions in.
[1425–75; < Middle French < Latin laesiō injury = Latin laed(ere) to injure + -tiō -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lesion - any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily partlesion - any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
tubercle - a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis
ulcer, ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
2.lesion - an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
raw wound - a wound that exposes subcutaneous tissue
stigmata - marks resembling the wounds on the crucified body of Christ
abrasion, excoriation, scratch, scrape - an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
gash, slash, slice, cut - a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"
laceration - a torn ragged wound
bite - a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

lesion

noun injury, hurt, wound, bruise, trauma (Pathology), sore, impairment, abrasion, contusion skin lesions
Translations
léze
vamma

lesion

[ˈliːʒən] Nlesión f

lesion

[ˈliːʒən] nlésion f

lesion

nVerletzung f; (= structural change)krankhafte Gewebsveränderung; lesions in the brainGehirnverletzungen pl

lesion

[ˈliːʒn] n (Med) → lesione f

le·sion

n. lesión, herida, contusión;
degenerative ______ degenerativa;
depressive ______ depresiva;
diffuse ______ difusa;
functional ______ funcional;
gross ______ grosera;
peripheral ______ periférica;
precancerous ______ precancerosa;
systemic ______ sistemática;
toxic ______ tóxica;
traumatic ______ traumática;
vascular ______ vascular;
whiplash ______ de latigazo.
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lesion

n lesión f
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