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lesion A structural abnormality of any type in some part of the body. A lesion may be congenital (present from birth) or subsequently acquired. Within the acquired category a lesion may be traumatic (wound, burn, fracture), inflammatory (infective or toxic) degenerative (e.g. osteoarthritis, arteriosclerosis), or neoplastic (benign or malignant growth).

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le·sion / ˈlēzhən/ • n. chiefly Med. a region in an organ or tissue that has suffered damage through injury or disease, such as a wound, ulcer, abscess, tumor, etc.

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lesion

lesion XV. — (O)F. lésion — L. læsiō, -ōn-, f. lædere, læs- injure, hurt; see -SION.

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lesion

lesion (lee-zhŏn) n. a zone of tissue with impaired function as a result of damage by disease or wounding.

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