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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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Changes in contused lung volume and oxygenation in patients with pulmonary parenchymal injury after blunt chest trauma.
Todorov, for instance, sees that temporal order and causality are closely linked and easily contused and further that "the logical series is in the reader's eyes a much stronger relation than the temporal series; if the two go together, he sees only the first" (42).
267, 283 (1991) (recommending "a sliding scale in which the number of contused persons, the type and degree of confusion involved and the relationship of the confused persons to the parties are all considered").
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Unfortunately, because they are effective in helping employers manage the cost of the health coverage, CDHPs are often contused with other strategies that merely shift that cost to employees through higher co-pays and premiums.
injuries incurred in action, whether there is a piercing of the body, as in a penetration or perforated wound, or none, as in the contused wound.
Increased nerve growth factor receptor mRNA in contused rat spinal cord.