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contuse

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

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

(kŏn-tūz')
To injure a tissue without laceration.
Synonym(s): bruise (2) .
[L. contundo, contusus, to strike, beat]
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Evidence shows that PaO2/FiO2 was positively correlated with the volume of contused lung during the first 24 hours.16 In the current study, on admission PaO2/FiO2 ratio was Less than 300 in 78.8% of cases with bilateral lung contusion, and 71.4% of these cases required ventilatory support.
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All but 1 of the bats had [greater than or equal to] 1 visibly swollen and occasionally contused joints involving the long bones of the legs and wings; 1 had contusions of the oral commissures.
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Her wrist, it turned out, was not fractured but was severely contused. After a painful few days, it was felt she would return to full function.
According to the police 'She had received a contused wound on the right eyebrow, and another on the centre of her forehead.
According to a report issued by the Ministry of Social Affairs, the disabled man was found with a contused and swollen left foot.
The polls are not included because they carried the invalid population question shown in Figure 3 and therefore would have contused respondents.