traumatism

noun
trau·​ma·​tism | \ ˈtrȯ-mə-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce traumatism (audio) also ˈtrau̇- How to pronounce traumatism (audio) \

Definition of traumatism

: the development or occurrence of trauma also : trauma

First Known Use of traumatism

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Traumatism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/traumatism. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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traumatism

noun
trau·​ma·​tism | \ ˈtrȯ-mə-ˌtiz-əm How to pronounce traumatism (audio) , ˈtrau̇- How to pronounce traumatism (audio) \

Medical Definition of traumatism

: the development or occurrence of trauma periodontal traumatism also : trauma

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