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contuse

 [kon-to̳z´]
to bruise; to injure without breaking the skin.

contuse

/con·tuse/ (kon-tldbomacz´) to bruise; to wound by beating.

contuse

(kən-to͞oz′, -tyo͞oz′)
tr.v. con·tused, con·tusing, con·tuses
To injure without breaking the skin; bruise.

contuse

[konto̅o̅z′]
to injure a body part without breaking the skin.

con·tuse

(kŏn-tūz')
To injure a tissue without laceration.
Synonym(s): bruise (2) .
[L. contundo, contusus, to strike, beat]

contuse

to bruise; to injure without breaking the skin.
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