What does concussion mean?

Definitions for concussionkənˈkʌʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concussion(noun)

    injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness

  2. concussion(noun)

    any violent blow

Wiktionary

  1. concussion(Noun)

    a violent collision or shock

  2. concussion(Noun)

    an injury to part of the body, most especially the brain, caused by a violent blow, followed by loss of function

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concussion(noun)

    a shaking or agitation; a shock; caused by the collision of two bodies

  2. Concussion(noun)

    a condition of lowered functional activity, without visible structural change, produced in an organ by a shock, as by fall or blow; as, a concussion of the brain

  3. Concussion(noun)

    the unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to yield up something of value

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concussion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concussion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ann McKee:

    I think its becoming more and more clear that the developing brain is more susceptible to concussion; it has a delayed recovery from concussion.

  2. Engineer Brandon Bostian:

    I believe as a result of the concussion, he has absolutely no recollection of the events. I'm told that his memory is likely to return as the concussion symptoms subside.

  3. Emily Kroshus:

    This does not mean that concussion education itself is an ineffective concept, but that current approaches have tended to be designed in a way that they are not targeting and changing attitudes/beliefs that are actually driving concussion reporting behavior.

  4. Anthony Kontos:

    There is a misconception among parents that all that can be done with a concussion is rest, the fact that kids are n’t being seen by healthcare professionals trained in concussion following this injury is a problem and we need to do a better job of educating parents, coaches and kids of the benefits of seeking appropriate and timely clinical care.

  5. Joshua Cohen:

    While impact monitors can be used as a guide to indicate potential risk and improve training and evaluation techniques, experts stress that these new technologies can not diagnose a concussion. None of [ it ] takes into account what actually happens inside the brain because of those hits or the duration of time that that hit happens, all which will affect the likelihood of getting a concussion and will determine how severe the concussion could be.

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