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con·cus·sion

 (kən-kŭsh′ən)
n.
1. A violent jarring; a shock: The concussion from the explosion broke windows three blocks away.
2. An injury to an organ, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow and followed by a temporary or prolonged loss of function.

[Middle English concussioun, bruise, contusion, from Latin concussiō, concussiōn-, concussion, from concussus, past participle of concutere, to strike together; see concuss.]

con·cus′sive (-kŭs′ĭv) adj.
con·cus′sive·ly adv.
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concussion

(kənˈkʌʃən)
n
1. (Pathology) a jarring of the brain, caused by a blow or a fall, usually resulting in loss of consciousness
2. any violent shaking; jarring
conˈcussive adj
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con•cus•sion

(kənˈkʌʃ ən)

n.
1. injury to the brain or spinal cord due to jarring from a blow, fall, or the like.
2. shock caused by the impact of a collision, blow, etc.
3. the act or action of violently shaking or jarring.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
con•cus′sive, adj.
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con·cus·sion

(kən-kŭsh′ən)
An injury to the brain resulting from shaking or a blow to the head. Symptoms include temporary loss of consciousness and sometimes loss of memory.
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concussion

- Its underlying etymological notion is of "violent shaking," from Latin concutere, "shake violently."
See also related terms for shaking.
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concussion

A slight injury to the brain that causes a temporary loss of consciousness.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.concussion - injury to the brain caused by a blowconcussion - injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness
accidental injury, injury - an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
2.concussion - any violent blow
blow, bump - an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
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concussion

noun
1. shock, brain injury She fell off a horse and suffered a concussion.
2. impact, crash, shaking, clash, jarring, collision, jolt, jolting I was blown off the deck by the concussion of the torpedoes.
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concussion

noun
Violent forcible contact between two or more things:
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Translations
اِرْتِـجَاجارْتِجاجٌ دِماغي
otřes mozku
hjernerystelse
aivotärähdys
potres mozga
agyrázkódás
heilahristingur
脳震盪
뇌진탕
otras mozgu
hjärnskakning
การสั่นอย่างแรง
beyin sarsıntısısarsıntı
sự chấn động

concussion

[kənˈkʌʃən] N (Med) → conmoción f cerebral
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concussion

[kənˈkʌʃən] ncommotion f (cérébrale)
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concussion

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concussion

[kənˈkʌʃn] n (Med) → commozione f cerebrale
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concussed

(kənˈkast) adjective
suffering from concussion. He was concussed for several hours.
conˈcussion (-ʃən) noun
temporary harm to the brain caused by a heavy blow on the head. suffering from concussion.
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concussion

اِرْتِـجَاج otřes mozku hjernerystelse Gehirnerschütterung διάσειση conmoción cerebral aivotärähdys commotion potres mozga commozione cerebrale 脳震盪 뇌진탕 hersenschudding hjernerystelse wstrząśnienie mózgu concussão cerebral, traumatismo craniano сотрясение hjärnskakning การสั่นอย่างแรง sarsıntı sự chấn động 脑震荡
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con·cus·sion

n. concusión, conmoción, traumatismo esp. del cerebro causado por una lesión en la cabeza que puede presentar síntomas de náusea y mareos;
cerebral ______ cerebral.
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concussion

n conmoción f cerebral
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Direct trauma and concussion of the spinal cord acutely damages meninges, blood supply and neural tissue (primary injury).