lesion

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: lésion and lesión

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin laesiō (injury), itself from laesus, perfect passive participle of laedō (I injure, hurt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lesion (plural lesions)

  1. A wound or injury.
  2. (medicine) An infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part, especially such patch of skin.

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

lesion (third-person singular simple present lesions, present participle lesioning, simple past and past participle lesioned)

  1. (transitive) To wound or injure, especially in an experiment or other controlled procedure.

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin laesio.

Noun[edit]

lesion f (plural lesions)

  1. harm; damage

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin laesio.

Noun[edit]

lesion f (oblique plural lesions, nominative singular lesion, nominative plural lesions)

  1. harm; damage