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Etymology

From Middle French contusion, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] contusionem, from contusus, past participle of contundere (to beat), from com- + tundere (to beat).

Noun

Singular
contusion

Plural
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contusion ({{{1}}})
  1. A wound, such as a bruise, in which the skin is not broken; often having broken blood vessels and discolouration

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kɔ̃.ty.zjɔ̃/, SAMPA: /kO~.ty.zjO~/

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] contusionem (accusative of contusio)

Noun

contusion f. (plural contusions)

  1. contusion, bruise

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