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bruise

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verb \ˈbrüz\

Medical Definition of bruise

bruised; bruising

  1. 1

  2. transitive verb

  3. :  to inflict a bruise on :  contuse

  4. 2:  wound, injure; especially :  to inflict psychological hurt on

  5. intransitive verb

  6. :  to undergo bruising <she bruises easily>




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bruise

noun

Medical Definition of bruise

  1. 1:  an injury transmitted through unbroken skin to underlying tissue causing rupture of small blood vessels and escape of blood into the tissue with resulting discoloration :  contusion

  2. 2:  an injury especially to the feelings





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