injury

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loss of vitality and a degeneration of cells and tissues not due to any apparent injury abiotrophy
mishap; especially one causing injury or death accident
glossitis resulting from injury or infection and characterized by swelling and pain acute glossitis
acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc. adult respiratory distress syndrome , ARDS , wet lung , white lung
European grass naturalized as a weed in North America; sharp-pointed seeds cause injury when eaten by livestock Aegilops triuncalis , goat grass
sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury amends , damages , indemnification , indemnity , redress , restitution
extension upward of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front; normal in infants under the age of two years but a sign of brain or spinal cord injury in older persons Babinski , Babinski reflex , Babinski sign
physical injury to an infant during the birth process birth trauma
emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illness birth trauma
injury by the penetration of teeth bite
injury caused the explosion of a bomb (especially in enclosed spaces) blast trauma
blister containing blood or bloody serum usually caused by an injury blood blister
injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car) blunt trauma
injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration bruise , contusion
injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation burn
agency in the Department of Defense that is a national center for research on all aspects of injury control and casualty care Casualty Care Research Center , CCRC
auricle deformed by injury; common among boxers cauliflower ear
raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair cheloid , keloid
unconsciousness caused by injury or disease coma
state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury coma , comatoseness
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