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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.
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The company and its advisors are considering a reformatting of the restaurants concept/menu that would be more contusive to the area of which would generate greater revenues, the concept under consideration is a international cuisine theme specializing in such fair as poached Chilean sea bass, porterhouse Florentine, kobe beef, tuna sashimi, spaghettini puttanesca and other high end cuisine.
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].