Definition of Contused

1. Verb. (past of contuse) ¹



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Definition of Contused

1. contuse [v] - See also: contuse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contused

contumacious
contumaciously
contumaciousness
contumacy
contumelies
contumelious
contumeliously
contumeliousness
contumely
contund
contunded
contunds
conturbation
conturbed
contuse
contused (current term)
contuses
contusing
contusion
contusion pneumonia
contusional
contusioned
contusions
contusive
conubial
conuenient
conular
conundra
conundrum
conundrums

Literary usage of Contused

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1. The Science and art of surgery: Being a Treatise on Surgical Injuries by Sir John Eric Erichsen (1864)
"However contused and torn a flap of skin may be, it should, ... In ordinary cases of contused or lacerated wounds, whether superficially extensive or deep, ..."

2. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures by Theodor Billroth (1890)
"THE causes of contused wounds, of which we have to treat to-day, ... Nothing, however, causes more contused wounds than rapidly-moving wheels and rollers of ..."

3. A Complete Handbook for the Sanitary Troops of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1917)
"Wounds are classed as incised, lacerated, contused, punctured, and poisoned; gunshot wounds are usually considered in a class by themselves. ..."

4. A System of Surgery: Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative by Samuel David Gross (1859)
"contused WOUNDS. A wound is said to be contused when the parts, instead of being neatly ... An ugly contused wound is occasionally received by a fall from a ..."

5. The Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery by Thomas Wharton Jones (1863)
"Incised, lacerated, and contused wounds of tlie eyebrows and eyelids. ... "When in consequence of the wound being lacerated and contused, union does not ..."

6. Handbook for the Hospital Corps of the U.S. Army and state military forces by Charles Smart (1898)
"An incised wound is one made by a cutting instrument; in a lacerated wound the tissues are torn apart; and in a contused wound they are broken by some ..."

7. The Surgical & Medical History of the Naval War Between Japan & China During by Yasuzumi Saneyoshi (1901)
"Each of these persons sustained many contused lacerated wounds, ... (5) There were 12 contused wounds in which the cause of the wound was not ascertained, ..."

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