Translation of concussion in Spanish:

concussion

Pronunciation: /kənˈkʌʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable [Medicine/Medicina] conmoción (feminine) cerebral, concusión (feminine)
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    • The development of a better understanding of mild concussion is important for several reasons.
    • These are signs of concussion and will need medical treatment.
    • The vice chancellor is suffering from mild concussion after hitting his head on a tree branch earlier on the day of our interview.
    1.2 countable/numerable (impact, violent shaking) sacudida (feminine)
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    • Thunderous night air raids on nearby Naples Harbor were becoming a regular thing and the tracers, explosions and bomb concussions made a violent show which we watched from the roof of our building.
    • The movie begins with the crash, a violent concussion that leaves most of the crew and passengers dead.
    • The other fighters shook from the concussion waves as their pilots looked in shock at the two fireballs.

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