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nontraumatic

adjective non·trau·mat·ic \ -trə-ˈmat-ik , -trȯ- , -trau̇- \

medical Definition of nontraumatic

: not causing, caused by, or associated with trauma and especially traumatic injury
  • nontraumatic bone fracture
  • nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Ankle pain in children can be caused by traumatic injuries to bone, ligament, or tendon or by nontraumatic conditions, such as congenital and developmental anomalies …
  • —John A. Churchill and John M. MazurThe Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsJuly 1995
  • In an attempt to explain the cause of sudden nontraumatic death in conditioned runners, necropsy was performed on five white male runners who had died while running.
  • —B. F. Waller et al.The Physician and SportsmedicineMarch 1981

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