traumatism

noun trau·ma·tism \ ˈtrȯ-mə-ˌti-zəm also ˈtrau̇- \

Definition of traumatism

: the development or occurrence of trauma; also : trauma

First Known Use of traumatism

1857

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traumatism

noun trau·ma·tism \ ˈtrȯ-mə-ˌtiz-əm , ˈtrau̇- \

medical Definition of traumatism

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

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