spinal concussion


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spi·nal cord con·cus·sion

injury to the spinal cord due to a blow to the vertebral column with transient or prolonged dysfunction below the level of the lesion.
Synonym(s): spinal concussion
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spinal concussion

Loss of function in the spinal cord resulting from a blow or severe jarring.
See also: concussion
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