ecchymose

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ecchymose (third-person singular simple present ecchymoses, present participle ecchymosing, simple past and past participle ecchymosed)

  1. (medicine) To discolour by the production of an ecchymosis, or effusion of blood, beneath the skin.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐκχύμωσις (ekkhúmōsis, bruise), from ἐκχέω (ekkhéō, I flow out)

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Noun[edit]

ecchymose f (plural ecchymoses)

  1. bruise (mark on body), ecchymosis

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