Thesaurus

lesion

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of lesion

medical an injured or diseased spot or area on or in the body
  • skin lesions
  • a brain lesion

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for lesion

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for lesion

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About lesion

Time Traveler for lesion

Time Traveler

The first known use of lesion was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near lesion

leprechauns

lesion

lesions

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Lesion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lesion. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on lesion

Nglish: Translation of lesion for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of lesion for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about lesion

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!