contusion definition

  • noun:
    • a personal injury when the epidermis is certainly not broken; a bruise.
    • A wound, such as a bruise, in which the skin is certainly not damaged; usually having broken bloodstream and discolouration
    • The act or means of beating, bruising, or pounding; the state of being outdone or bruised.
    • A bruise; a personal injury attended with increased or less disorganization for the subcutaneous structure and effusion of bloodstream beneath the skin, but without apparent wound.
    • The act of beating and bruising, and/or state of being bruised.
    • The act of lowering to powder or good particles by beating or pounding.
    • In surgery, a bruise; a hurt or injury to the flesh or some the main human anatomy without breach of integument or apparent wound, as you inflicted by a blunt tool or by a fall.
    • a personal injury it doesn't break skin but results in some stain
    • the activity of bruising

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