Definition of contusion in English:
A region of injured tissue or skin in which blood capillaries have been ruptured; a bruise.
- He has a lot of bumps and bruises - contusions and soft tissue injuries - but he should be back in four to six weeks.
- His MRI showed a contusion and some tissue damage and something else that I can't pronounce.
- In the youth and adult groups, more than 60% of the injuries were diagnosed as contusions, with sprains being the second most common diagnosis.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan