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contusioncon‧tu‧sion /kənˈtjuːʒən $ -ˈtuː-/ noun [countable, uncountable] medical  MIa bruise or bruisingcontused adjective
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contusionYou have dry blood in your nose and contusions on your forehead and nose.Death was due to fractures of the skull and severe cerebral contusion.Initial word from the training room was a lower leg contusion.The next Saturday, there was another temporal lobe contusion patient.In these accidents the air-bag punch-out forces caused a ruptured aorta, rib fractures, severe myocardial contusions, etc.I was a mosaic of contusions.Small contusion on the right cheek as well.Police questioned what Sheppard claimed was a spinal contusion.
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