Contused
Contuse Con*tuse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contusing}.] [L. contusus, p. p. of contundere to beat, crush; con- + tundere to beat, akin to Skr. tud (for stud) to strike, Goth. stautan. See {Stutter}.] 1. To beat, pound, or bray together. [1913 Webster]

Roots, barks, and seeds contused together. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To bruise; to injure or disorganize a part without breaking the skin. [1913 Webster]

{Contused wound}, a wound attended with bruising. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • contused — contusioned contusionedadj. injured without breaking the skin; as, a cut arm and contused cheek. Syn: bruised. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contused — to + inf. (I was contused to learn of his latest decision) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • contused — con·tuse || kÉ™n tjuːz v. bruise, injure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Contused wound — Contuse Con*tuse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contusing}.] [L. contusus, p. p. of contundere to beat, crush; con + tundere to beat, akin to Skr. tud (for stud) to strike, Goth. stautan. See {Stutter}.] 1. To beat, pound, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contused wound — nonpenetrating w …   Medical dictionary

  • bruised contused contusioned — injured injured adj. 1. having received an injury; usually used of physical or mental injury to persons. Opposite of {uninjured}. [Narrower terms: {abraded, scraped, skinned ; {battle scarred, scarred}; {bit, bitten, stung ; {black and blue,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contusioned — contused contused contusioned contusionedadj. injured without breaking the skin; as, a cut arm and contused cheek. Syn: bruised. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pulmonary contusion — Classification and external resources A CT scan showing a pulmonary contusion (red arrow) accompanied by a rib fracture (blue arrow) ICD 10 S …   Wikipedia

  • Contuse — Con*tuse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contusing}.] [L. contusus, p. p. of contundere to beat, crush; con + tundere to beat, akin to Skr. tud (for stud) to strike, Goth. stautan. See {Stutter}.] 1. To beat, pound, or bray… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Contusing — Contuse Con*tuse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contusing}.] [L. contusus, p. p. of contundere to beat, crush; con + tundere to beat, akin to Skr. tud (for stud) to strike, Goth. stautan. See {Stutter}.] 1. To beat, pound, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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