contrecoup injury of brain

con·tre·coup in·ju·ry of brain

an injury occurring beneath the skull opposite to the area of impact.

con·tre·coup in·ju·ry of brain

(kōn'trĕ-kū' in'jŭr-ē brān)
Concussion, contusion, or laceration due to propulsion of the brain in its fluid medium against the inner surface of the skull at a site approximately opposite the point of external impact.
[Fr. counter-blow]
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