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
Tigers' right-handed pitcher Jordan Zimmermann left the game with a right jaw contusion after being hit in the face by a line drive from Jason Kipnis in the first inning.
Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann left Wednesday's game against the Indians with a right jaw contusion after getting nailed in the head by a line drive.
And that was with Beasley helped back to the New York locker room 18 seconds with a knee contusion.
Point guard Lonzo Ball is questionable with a left knee contusion and Josh Hart (fractured left hand) may return Friday.
Lonzo Ball had eight points, five rebounds and four assists before leaving late in the third quarter with a left knee contusion.
Quick hits: Felix Hernandez missed three weeks with a right forearm contusion after being struck by a line drive Feb. 26.
There was just one problem: DeRozan sat out because of a left thigh contusion.
Atlanta United centerback Leandro Gonzalez Pirez sustained a right hip contusion in the first half of Saturday’s 4-0 loss at Houston.
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Origin and Etymology of contusion
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of contusion for English Language Learners
medical : an injury that usually does not break the skin
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