from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A wound or injury.
- n. A localized pathological change in a bodily organ or tissue.
- n. An infected or diseased patch of skin.
- transitive v. To cause a lesion to form on or in.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A wound or injury.
- n. An infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part, especially such patch of skin.
- v. To wound or injure, especially in an experiment or other controlled procedure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Loss sustained from failure to fulfill a bargain or contract.
- n. Any morbid change in the exercise of functions or the texture of organs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hurting; hurt; wound; injury.
- n. In civil law, the loss or injury suffered in a commutative contract by the party who does not receive an equivalent for what he gives.
- n. In pathology, any morbid change in the structure of organs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
- n. any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
Kennedy did not rely on foreign law principles to definitively interpret a constitutional provision, as for example, Justice Marshall did in Eastern Airlines to interpret the term lesion corporelle.
The word lesion, from the Latin for “injury,” is used very generally by physicians.
If a lesion is suspected, more detailed imaging should be performed using a CT or MRI scan and the patient should be promptly referred to a pediatric oncologist for further management.
I had a minor skin lesion removed by a plastic surgeon in Guadalajara at a cost of about $100.
A physical lesion is not required; however, the wound for which the award is made must have required treatment by a medical officer and records of medical treatment for wounds or injuries received in action must have been made
There had been what they called lesion, and all that kind of thing, and not sufficient strength for recovery. "
The pathology results that were read this morning confirm that the lesion was a superficial, basal cell skin cancer.
The pathology results that we read this morning confirmed that the lesion was a superficial basal cell skin cancer.
Moreover, not only there does not exist, but there cannot exist, and consequently will never exist, a natural law producing instantaneously the generation of tissues affected with lesion, that is to say, the cure of an organic disease.
It may occur spontaneously immediately after accident involving the cord, and is then probably due to undue excitement of the portion of the cord below the lesion, which is deprived of the regulating influence of the brain.