Definitions for lesionˈli ʒən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word lesion

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

le•sionˈli ʒən(n.)

  1. an injury; hurt; wound.

    Category: Pathology

  2. any localized, usu. well-defined area of diseased or injured tissue or of abnormal structural change.

    Category: Pathology, Plant Pathology

  3. (v.t.)to cause a lesion or lesions in.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of lesion:

1425–75; < MF < L laesiō injury = L laed(ere) to injure +-tiō -tion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lesion(noun)

    any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part

  2. wound, lesion(noun)

    an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

Wiktionary

  1. lesion(Noun)

    A wound or injury.

  2. lesion(Noun)

    An infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part, especially such patch of skin.

  3. lesion(Verb)

    To wound or injure, especially in an experiment or other controlled procedure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lesion(noun)

    a hurt; an injury

  2. Lesion(noun)

    loss sustained from failure to fulfill a bargain or contract

  3. Lesion(noun)

    any morbid change in the exercise of functions or the texture of organs

Freebase

  1. Lesion

    A lesion is any abnormality in the tissue of an organism, usually caused by disease or trauma. Lesion is derived from the Latin word laesio meaning injury.


Translations for lesion

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

injury(noun)

(an instance of) harm or damage

Badly designed chairs can cause injury to the spine; The motorcyclist received severe injuries in the crash.

Get even more translations for lesion »

Translation

Find a translation for the lesion definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these lesion definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"lesion." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 2 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/lesion>.

Are we missing a good definition for lesion?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for lesion: