American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A wound or injury.
- n. A localized pathological change in a bodily organ or tissue.
- n. An infected or diseased patch of skin.
- v. To cause a lesion to form on or in.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hurting; hurt; wound; injury.
- n. In civil law, the loss or injury suffered in a commutative contract by the party who does not receive an equivalent for what he gives. When the inequality amounts to more than one half of the value of what the party gives, it is called in French law lésion d'outre moitié du juste prix, in Spanish law lesion inorme, and, if very much more, lesion inormisima. When the inequality amounts to from one third to one quarter of the value of what the party gives, it is called in French law lésion du tiers au quart.
- n. In pathology, any morbid change in the structure of organs. The term is not restricted to visible anatomical changes, but may be applied to such as are revealed solely by a disturbance of function.
- n. A wound or injury.
- n. medicine An infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part, especially such patch of skin.
- v. transitive To wound or injure, especially in an experiment or other controlled procedure.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Civil Law) Loss sustained from failure to fulfill a bargain or contract.
- n. (Med.) Any morbid change in the exercise of functions or the texture of organs.
- n. an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
- n. any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
- From Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin laesiō ("injury"), itself from laesus, perfect passive participle of laedō ("I injure, hurt"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English lesioun, from Old French lesion, from Latin laesiō, laesiōn-, from laesus, past participle of laedere, to injure. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Kennedy did not rely on foreign law principles to definitively interpret a constitutional provision, as for example, Justice Marshall did in Eastern Airlines to interpret the term lesion corporelle.”
“The word lesion, from the Latin for “injury,” is used very generally by physicians.”
“If a lesion is suspected, more detailed imaging should be performed using a CT or MRI scan and the patient should be promptly referred to a pediatric oncologist for further management.”
“I had a minor skin lesion removed by a plastic surgeon in Guadalajara at a cost of about $100.”
“A physical lesion is not required; however, the wound for which the award is made must have required treatment by a medical officer and records of medical treatment for wounds or injuries received in action must have been made”
“There had been what they called lesion, and all that kind of thing, and not sufficient strength for recovery. ”
“The pathology results that were read this morning confirm that the lesion was a superficial, basal cell skin cancer.”
“The pathology results that we read this morning confirmed that the lesion was a superficial basal cell skin cancer.”
“Moreover, not only there does not exist, but there cannot exist, and consequently will never exist, a natural law producing instantaneously the generation of tissues affected with lesion, that is to say, the cure of an organic disease.”
“It may occur spontaneously immediately after accident involving the cord, and is then probably due to undue excitement of the portion of the cord below the lesion, which is deprived of the regulating influence of the brain.”
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