From Middle French contusion, from Latincontusionem, from contusus, past participle of contundere (“to beat”), from com- + tundere (“to beat”).
Contusion Sentence Examples
These methods of treatment require to be modified for wounds in special situations and for those in which there is much contusion and laceration.
A contusion may appear as a bruise beneath the skin or may appear only on imaging tests.
In April 1854 he again took the field in command of the army of the Danube, but on the 9th of June, at Silistria, where he suffered defeat, he received a contusion which compelled him to retire from active service.
acid supplementation enhances neurological recovery from a spinal cord contusion injury, showing its potential clinical impact.
The area of the cortical contusion is outlined in purple.