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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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
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"
bite - a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
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lesion

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

lesion

[ˈliːʒən] Nlesión f
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lesion

[ˈliːʒən] nlésion f
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lesion

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

[ˈliːʒn] n (Med) → lesione f
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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.
V. cuadro en la página 167.
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lesion

n lesión f
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Usually, an expanding lytic and destructive lesion is seen in the temporal bone CT.
IgG4-related midline destructive lesion. Ann Rheum Dis 2014 Jul;73(7):1434-1436.
[22] were able to consolidate a locally aggressive and destructive lesion into a resectable lesion and implement limb-preserving surgery in an otherwise unresectable lesion.
Radiologically, it is seen as a locally destructive lesion simulating a malignancy.
It revealed an expansile destructive lesion measuring about 4.4 * 6.3 mm is noted in right side of mandibular bone with extension to right side hypoglossus and mylohyoid muscles as well as outer subcutaneous fat and skin and right buccinators and master spaces.
This was followed by a chest CT scan that showed a destructive lesion involving the posteriorlateral aspect of the left seventh and eighth ribs.
A cocaine-induced midline destructive lesion (CIMDL) is a rare consequence of cocaine insufflation that involves the nose, sinuses, and occasionally the palate.
The most common lesion to present as a necrotic midline destructive lesion is extranodal natural killer (NK)/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type.
Early definitive diagnosis of a destructive lesion such as a GCT allows for less aggressive treatment.
Radiography revealed a destructive lesion in body and ramus.
Cholesteatoma is a destructive lesion consisting of keratinising stratified squamous epithelium in the middle ear and/or mastoid.