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contused wound

contused wound in Medicine

contused wound n.
A bruise.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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  • There was a contused wound just below the right temple, which covered, with its livid stain, a portion of the cheek.

    The Allen House T. S. Arthur
  • The contusion, or rather the contused wound appeared,—an oval below the chest between the third and fourth ribs.

    The Secret of the Island W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
  • A contused wound is one in which the edges and surrounding tissues are bruised or crushed.

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