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Lesion vs. Wound

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Lesionnoun

(pathology) A wound or injury.

Woundnoun

An injury, such as a cut, stab, or tear, to a (usually external) part of the body.

Lesionnoun

(medicine) An infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part, especially such patch of skin.

Woundnoun

(figuratively) A hurt to a person's feelings, reputation, prospects, etc.

‘It took a long time to get over the wound of that insult.’;

Lesionnoun

(biochemistry) Any compound formed from damage to a nucleic acid.

Woundnoun

An injury to a person by which the skin is divided or its continuity broken.

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Lesionverb

(transitive) To wound or injure, especially in an experiment or other controlled procedure.

Woundverb

(transitive) To hurt or injure (someone) by cutting, piercing, or tearing the skin.

‘The police officer wounded the suspect during the fight that ensued.’;

Lesionnoun

A hurt; an injury.

Woundverb

(transitive) To hurt (a person's feelings).

‘The actor's pride was wounded when the leading role went to his rival.’;

Lesionnoun

any visible abnormal structural change in a bodily part

Woundverb

simple past tense and past participle of wind

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Lesionnoun

any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision

Wound

imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing.

Lesion

A lesion is any damage or abnormal change in the tissue of an organism, usually caused by disease or trauma. Lesion is derived from the Latin laesio .

‘injury’;

Woundnoun

A hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance of any creature or living thing; a cut, stab, rent, or the like.

‘Showers of bloodRained from the wounds of slaughtered Englishmen.’;

Woundnoun

Fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc.

Woundnoun

An injury to the person by which the skin is divided, or its continuity broken; a lesion of the body, involving some solution of continuity.

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Woundverb

To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like.

‘The archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the archers.’;

Woundverb

To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.

‘When ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.’;

Woundnoun

any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision

Woundnoun

a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

Woundnoun

a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride);

‘he feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound’; ‘deep in her breast lives the silent wound’; ‘The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it’;

Woundnoun

the act of inflicting a wound

Woundverb

cause injuries or bodily harm to

Woundverb

hurt the feelings of;

‘She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests’; ‘This remark really bruised me ego’;

Woundadjective

put in a coil

Wound

A wound is a type of injury which happens relatively quickly in which skin is torn, cut, or punctured (an open wound), or where blunt force trauma causes a contusion (a closed wound). In pathology, it specifically refers to a sharp injury which damages the epidermis of the skin.

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