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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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Responses of spinal neurones to cutaneous and dorsal root stimuli in rats with mechanical allodynia after contusive spinal cord injury.
Thalamic neuronal activity in rats with mechanical allodynia following contusive spinal cord injury.
Carlos Lima's OMA approach using a rat model of contusive SCI.
At the level of the lesion, descending efferent corticospinal, raphespinal, reticulospinal, and coeruleospinal axons sprout and/or regenerate into the lesion cavity after incomplete contusive SCIs [18,23].