A region in an organ or tissue that has suffered damage through injury or disease, such as a wound, ulcer, abscess, tumor, etc.
More example sentences
- We also recorded the presence and severity of scabies, abscesses, and fungal lesions.
- It was felt the likely cause of the abscess was an open lesion from the patient's severe eczema.
- The most common presenting lesions are papules, vesicles, pustules, and nodules.
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin laesio(n-), from laedere 'injure'.