suggillation


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suggillation

 [sug″jĭ-la´shun]

sug·gil·la·tion

(sŭg-ji-lā'shŭn, sŭj-i-),
Obsolete term for a bruise or livedo.
See also: contusion.
[L. sugillo, pp. -atus, to beat black and blue]

suggillation

/sug·gil·la·tion/ (sug″jĭ-la´shun)

suggillation

An obsolete term for:
(1) Bruise (“black and blue”);
(2) Contusion;
(3) Ecchymosis; 
(4) Livedo.

Suggillation is not used in the working medical parlance.

sug·gil·la·tion

(sŭg'ji-lā'shŭn)
A bruise or livedo.
See also: contusion
[L. sugillo, pp. -atus, to beat black and blue]