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  1. microtraumanoun

    Any small, insignificant injury, but especially one of a series (such as suffered by athletes) that can lead to major injury

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  1. Microtrauma

    Microtrauma is the general term given to small injuries to the body. Microtrauma can include the microtearing of muscle fibres, the sheath around the muscle and the connective tissue. It can also include stress to the tendons, and to the bones. It is unknown whether or not the ligaments adapt like this. Increased lubrication in response to microtrauma to the bowels is a key factor to the beneficial effects of dietary fibre in increasing bowel robustness, though this is dissimilar to muscular hypertrophy. Microtrauma to the skin can also cause increases in a skin's thickness, as seen from the calluses formed from running barefoot. This might be due to increased skin cell replication at sites under stress where cells rapidly slough off or undergo compression or abrasion. Most microtrauma cause a low level of inflammation that cannot be seen or felt. These injuries can arise in muscle, ligament, vertebrae, and discs, either singly or in combination. Repetitive microtrauma which are not allowed time to heal can result in the development of more serious conditions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of microtrauma in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of microtrauma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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