any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
A wound or injury.
An infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part, especially such patch of skin.
To wound or injure, especially in an experiment or other controlled procedure.
a hurt; an injury
loss sustained from failure to fulfill a bargain or contract
any morbid change in the exercise of functions or the texture of organs
Origin: [F. lsion, L. laesio, fr. laedere, laesum, to hurt, injure.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lē′zhun, n. a hurt: (med.) an injury or wound. [Fr.,—L. læsion-em—lædĕre, læsum, to hurt.]
insole, oleins, selion
The numerical value of lesion in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of lesion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Because the lesion is at the portion of the optic nerve that is inside the eye.
What we didn't expect and what we observed is that some of these patients regained voluntary control of muscles in the legs below the level of the lesion and regained sensitivity below the level of the spinal cord injury.
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Translations for lesion
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- lesió, lesionarCatalan, Valencian
- Verletzung, LäsionGerman
- lésion, blesserFrench
- kwetsuur, letsel, wonde, kwetsen, verwonding, verwondenDutch
- рана, повреждение, телесное повреждениеRussian
- lezyon, yaralanmaTurkish
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