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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Contusion" 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 Contusion
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. Not blanching on pressure, bruises can involve capillaries at the level of skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscle, or bone. - See link

 

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