black eye


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black eye

ecchymosis of the lids and their surroundings.

black eye

n.
1. A bruised discoloration of the flesh surrounding the eye, often resulting from a blow.
2. A blow to one's reputation; a source of dishonor.
Therapeutics A blackened conjunctival nodule in patients using norepinephrine eye drops due to an adrenochrome pigmented metabolite
Traumatology Raccoon eyes

black eye

(blak ī)
Ecchymosis of the lids and their surroundings.

black eye

A collection of blood released into the tissues around the eye, just under the thin, and relatively transparent, eyelid skin. The medical term is rather more impressive-periorbital haematoma.
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He was clearly embarrassed about the black eye as he wants to make a good impression.
He was later treated at hospital for a black eye and an injury to his eye.
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HADSTON: A teenager has a black eye after he was punched and kicked to the ground by an older man.