See also: lésion and lesión

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From Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin laesiō (injury), itself from laesus, perfect passive participle of laedō (I injure, hurt).

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lesion (plural lesions)

  1. (pathology) A wound or injury.
  2. (medicine) An infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part, especially such patch of skin.
  3. (biochemistry) Any compound formed from damage to a nucleic acid.
  4. (law) Injury or an unfair imbalance in a commutative contract wherein the consideration is less than half of the market value, which then serves as a basis for the injured party to sue to rescind the agreement.

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lesion (third-person singular simple present lesions, present participle lesioning, simple past and past participle lesioned)

  1. (transitive) To wound or injure, especially in an experiment or other controlled procedure.

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lesion (plural lesiones)

  1. lesion, injury

Middle FrenchEdit

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Borrowed from Latin laesio.

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lesion f (plural lesions)

  1. harm; damage

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Borrowed from Latin laesio.

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lesion f (oblique plural lesions, nominative singular lesion, nominative plural lesions)

  1. harm; damage