ecchymose

Ecchymose

Ec"chy*mose\, v. t. (Med.) To discolor by the production of an ecchymosis, or effusion of blood, beneath the skin; -- chiefly used in the passive form; as, the parts were much ecchymosed.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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