Examples of contusion in a Sentence
He suffered multiple contusions of the leg.
suffered multiple contusions as a result of a car accident
Recent Examples of contusion from the Web
The majority of injuries — about 69% — were burns, though some people sought treatment for contusions, lacerations and foreign objects in their eyes as a result of fireworks use, data show.
Sunday could see another critical absence for the Union as goalkeeper Andre Blake continues to nurse a contusion in his left rib.
Allen Cordoba left the game with a left hand contusion after being hit by an 89 mph fastball from Sanchez.
Allen Cordova left the game with a left hand contusion after being hit by an 89-m.p.h.
The Padres later announced that Cordoba had been diagnosed with a hand contusion, the club’s fourth injury in five games.
Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy left Sunday’s interleague game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the bottom of the fifth inning with what the team called a right wrist contusion.
Here are noteworthy updates: ** Right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (right wrist contusion) returned to the lineup Tuesday, as the Marlins had hoped, after getting hit with a pitch Saturday.
The Sun were without Morgan Tuck (knee contusion) for the third straight game, and without Lynetta Kizer (back).
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Origin and Etymology of contusion
Middle English conteschown, from Latin contusion-, contusio, from contundere to pound, bruise, from com- + tundere to beat; akin to Goth stautan to strike, Sanskrit tudati he pushes
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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medical : an injury that usually does not break the skin
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