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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Bruise" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of 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. - See link

 

Bruise in Spanish is Contusión
Una contusión es un tipo de lesión física no penetrante que afecta sobre todo al cuerpo humano o animal causada por la acción de objetos duros, de superficie obtusa o roma, que actúan sobre el organismo por intermedio de una fuerza más o menos considerable.1 Los efectos de un golpe contuso varían según la fuerza y energía aplicada sobre el organismo dando lugar a una lesión superficial, como una equimosis, o lesiones sobre órganos y vísceras que pueden comprometer la vida del sujeto, como una fractura. - See link

 

More information about Bruise in other websites
Definition of Bruise in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Bruise in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Bruise - See link.
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