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Other Contusion Definition

[n] the action of bruising; "the bruise resulted from a contusion"
[n] an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

Synonyms

bruise

Misc. Definitions

\Con*tu"sion\, n. [L. contusio: cf. F. contusion.]
1. The act or process of beating, bruising, or pounding; the state of being beaten or bruised.
2. (Med.) A bruise; an injury attended with more or less disorganization of the subcutaneous tissue and effusion of blood beneath the skin, but without apparent wound.

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