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lesion

noun le·sion \ˈlē-zhən\

medical : an injured or diseased spot or area on or in the body

Full Definition of LESION

1
:  injury, harm
2
:  an abnormal change in structure of an organ or part due to injury or disease; especially :  one that is circumscribed and well defined
le·sioned \-zhənd\ adjective

Origin of LESION

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin laesion-, laesio, from laedere to injure
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with LESION

LESION Defined for Kids

lesion

noun le·sion \ˈlē-zhən\

Definition of LESION for Kids

:  an abnormal spot or area of the body caused by sickness or injury

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