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con·tu·sion

 (kən-to͞o′zhən, -tyo͞o′-)
n.
An injury in which the skin is not broken; a bruise.
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contusion

(kənˈtjuːʒən)
n
(Pathology) an injury in which the skin is not broken; bruise
conˈtusioned adj
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con•tu•sion

(kənˈtu ʒən, -ˈtyu-)

n.
an injury to the subsurface tissue without the skin being broken; bruise.
[1350–1400; (< Middle French) < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contusion - an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discolorationcontusion - an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
ecchymosis - the purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise
petechia - a minute red or purple spot on the surface of the skin as the result of tiny hemorrhages of blood vessels in the skin (as in typhoid fever)
black eye, shiner, mouse - a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
2.contusion - the action of bruising; "the bruise resulted from a contusion"
hitting, striking, hit - the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
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contusion

noun (Formal) bruise, injury, swelling, trauma (Pathology), discoloration, knock He had lacerations and contusions all over his arm and shoulder.
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Translations
ruhjevamma

contusion

[kənˈtjuːʒən] N (Med) → contusión f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

contusion

[kənˈtjuːʒən] n (MEDICINE) (= bruise) → contusion f
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contusion

nQuetschung f, → Kontusion f (spec)
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contusion

[kənˈtjuːʒn] n (Med) → contusione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

con·tu·sion

n. contusión, magulladura.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

contusion

n contusión f
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References in periodicals archive ?
More recent single-case reports have computed axial tomography scans showing subdural hematoma [17] and epidural hematoma [18] following industrial steam explosions and an autopsy showing contrecoup contusions and lacerations of the surfaces of the frontal and temporal lobes of a 23-year-old who was fatally wounded by an underwater firecracker explosion [19].