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From Middle French contusion, from Latin contusionem, from contusus, past participle of contundere (to beat), from com- + tundere (to beat).

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contusion (countable and uncountable, plural contusions)

  1. A wound, such as a bruise, in which the skin is not broken, often having broken blood vessels and discolouration.
  2. The act of bruising.

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From Latin contusionem (accusative of contusio)

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  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.ty.zjɔ̃/
  • (file)

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contusion f (plural contusions)

  1. contusion, bruise

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