[truh-mat-ik, traw-, trou-]
- of, relating to, or produced by a trauma or wound.
- adapted to the cure of wounds.
- psychologically painful.
Origin of traumatic
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Examples from the Web for traumatically
Stomatitis occurs idiopathically, deuteropathically, and traumatically.
Word Origin and History for traumatically
1650s, from Late Latin traumaticus, from Greek traumatikos "pertaining to a wound," from trauma (see trauma).
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