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traumatism

[trou-muh-tiz-uh m, traw-] /ˈtraʊ məˌtɪz əm, ˈtrɔ-/
noun, Pathology
1.
any abnormal condition produced by a trauma.
2.
the trauma or wound itself.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Late Greek traumatismós a wounding. See traumatic, -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for traumatism

traumatism

/ˈtrɔːməˌtɪzəm/
noun
1.
any abnormal bodily condition caused by injury, wound, or shock
2.
(not in technical usage) another name for trauma (sense 2)
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traumatism in Medicine

traumatism trau·ma·tism (trô'mə-tĭz'əm, trou'-)
n.

  1. The physical or psychological condition produced by a trauma.

  2. A wound or an injury.

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