Trauma

Wounds or injuries caused directly by violent contact of external objects with the body of the animal.

Trauma

A physical injury, wound or shock caused by an external force.

Trauma

(1) [Greek = wound.] Alternative term for physical injury, as in traumatic head injury. [Contrast trauma (2).] (2) [Greek = wound.] Alternative term for mental injury, as in cases of selective amnesias brought about by psychologically shocking or hurtful experiences such as combat where there is no direct physical injury. One of Freud's main contri...
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trauma

(from the article `therapeutics`) Trauma is one of the leading causes of loss of potential years of life. The explosion in the development of medical instrumentation and technology ... [9 related articles]
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trauma

(traw´mә) (trou´mә) pl. traumas, trau´mata injury. psychological or emotional damage. adj., traumat´ic., adj. birth trauma an injury to the infant during the process of being born. 2. in some psychiatric theories, the psychic shock produc...
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trauma

[n] - an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
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trauma

noun an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
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trauma

[Noun] When something very upsetting happens.
Example: The trauma of losing his job left Jeff unhappy for a while.
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Trauma

A bodily injury or wound.
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trauma

a physical injury or wound caused by an external force which may cause death or permanent disability. Trauma is also used to describe severe emotional or psychological shock or distress.
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Trauma

A wound or injury
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Trauma

Any wound or injury to living tissue.
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Trauma

Fracture or blow.
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Trauma

Injury to lambs (usually newborns) including broken ribs, broken backs, ruptured livers and spleens, and suffocation.
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trauma

Injury to the body, or an event that causes long-lasting mental or emotional damage.
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trauma

Injury. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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Trauma

physical injury or emotional shock
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trauma

trauma 1. A serious injury or shock to the body, as from violence or an accident. 2. An emotional wound or shock that creates substantial, lasting damage to the psychological development of a person, which may lead to neurosis. 3. An event or situation that causes great distress and disruption. 4. Any injury, whether physically or emotionally in...
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Trauma

Trauma: Any injury, whether physically or emotionally inflicted. 'Trauma' has both a medical and a psychiatric definition. Medically, 'trauma' refers to a serious or critical bodily injury, wound, or shock. This definition is often associated with trauma medicine practiced in emergency rooms and represents a popular view of the term. In psychiatry,...
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trauma

Type: Term Pronunciation: traw′mă, -mă-tă Definitions: 1. An injury, physical or mental. Synonyms: traumatism
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