What does lesion mean?

Definitions for lesionˈli ʒən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lesion.

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)


  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

  4. Origin: [F. lsion, L. laesio, fr. laedere, laesum, to hurt, injure.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lesion

    lē′zhun, n. a hurt: (med.) an injury or wound. [Fr.,—L. læsion-emlædĕre, læsum, to hurt.]

Anagrams for lesion »

  1. insole, oleins, selion

  2. Insole

  3. Oleins

  4. Selion


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lesion in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lesion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rubens Belfort Jr.:

    Because the lesion is at the portion of the optic nerve that is inside the eye.

  2. Miguel Nicolelis:

    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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