traumatism

traumatism

[trou-muh-tiz-uhm, traw-]
noun Pathology.
1.
any abnormal condition produced by a trauma.
2.
the trauma or wound itself.

Origin:
1855–60; < Late Greek traumatismós a wounding. See traumatic, -ism

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

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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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