Bruise

A bruise (layman`s term), also called a contusion (medical term), is a type of hematoma of tissue in which capillaries and sometimes venules are damaged by trauma, allowing blood to seep, hemorrhage, or extravasate into the surrounding interstitial tissues. Not blanching on pressure, bruises can involve capillaries at the level of skin, subcutane....
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Bruise

• (v. i.) To fight with the fists; to box. • (v. t.) To injure, as by a blow or collision, without laceration; to contuse; as, to bruise one`s finger with a hammer; to bruise the bark of a tree with a stone; to bruise an apple by letting it fall. • (v. t.) To break; as in a mortar; to bray, as minerals, roots, etc.; to crush. • ...
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bruise

(brldbomacz) contusion. to cause or to develop a contusion.
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bruise

contusion noun an injury that doesn`t break the skin but results in some discoloration
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Bruise

Bruise (bruz) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bruised (bruzd); present participle & verbal noun Bruising .] [ Middle English brusen , brisen , brosen , bresen , Anglo-Saxon brȳsan...
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Bruise

Bruise intransitive verb To fight with the fists; to box. « Bruising was considered a fine, manly, old English custom. Thackeray. »
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Bruise

Bruise noun An injury to the flesh of animals, or to plants, fruit, etc., with a blunt or heavy instrument, or by collision with some other body; a contusion; as, a bruise on the head; bruises on fruit. « From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but w...
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Bruise

A bruise is the result of lacerations of subcutaneous tissues, the skin itself being unbroken. They commonly result from direct violence, such as a blow with a blunt weapon, a crush or a pinch but are also produced by sudden violent muscular efforts. The softer the flesh the more easily it is bruised and fatty tissues bruise easily.
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Bruise

A discoloration of skin from blood, sometimes caused by electrolysis, plucking or waxing.
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Bruise

A discoloration of the skin due to an extravasation of blood into the underlying tissues.
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bruise

a visible bluish or purplish mark or patch occurring beneath the surface of unbroken skin, resulting from the rupture of blood vessels in the deeper ... [1 related articles]
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Bruise

an accidental indentation or dent to silver.
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bruise

An injury to the flesh of animals, or to plants, fruit, etc, with a blunt or heavy instrument, or by collision with some other body; a contusion; as, a bruise on the head; bruises on fruit. 'From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises.' (Isa. I. 6) ... 1. To injure, as by a blow or collision, wi...
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Bruise

Bruise: A bruise or "contusion" is an traumatic injury of the soft tissues which results in breakage of the local capillaries and leakage of red blood cells. In the skin it can be seen as a reddish-purple discoloration that does not blanch when pressed upon. When a bruise fades it becomes green and brown as the body metabolizes the blood ...
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Bruise

see Contusion
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Bruise

The visible sign of a haematoma.
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bruise

Type: Term Pronunciation: brūz Definitions: 1. A blunt injury producing a hematoma or diffuse extravasation of blood without rupture of the skin.
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bruise

[n] - an injury that doesn`t break the skin but results in some discoloration 2. [v] - injure the underlying soft tissue of bone of 3. [v] - break up into small pieces, as in food preparation 4. [v] - damage (plant tissue) by abrasion of pressure
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