an injury; hurt; wound.
Pathology. any localized, abnormal structural change in the body.
Plant Pathology. any localized, defined area of diseased tissue, as a spot, canker, blister, or scab.
to cause a lesion or lesions in.
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How to use lesion in a sentence
Miller also presented a medical report diagnosing Donald with a brain injury, including an MRI showing lesions in her brain and interviews with family who said her personality had changed.Loudoun doctor who faked coronavirus exposure, got relief loan after pleading guilty to running ‘pill mill,’ is sentenced | Rachel Weiner | December 2, 2020 | Washington Post
Later imaging on folks who reported sensing paranormal shadows in the past found many had lesions in that exact area of gray matter, affecting its normal functioning.
Ginsburg announced in July that she was undergoing chemotherapy treatment for lesions on her liver, the latest of her several battles with cancer.Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87 | Verne Kopytoff | September 18, 2020 | Fortune
Bettylee Hampil noticed that brain lesions had begun to appear at higher levels than those allowed by the FDA.On COVID-19 vaccines, Big Pharma knows to just say ‘no’ | matthewheimer | September 11, 2020 | Fortune
Written records from more than 3,000 years ago have documented smallpox-like symptoms, and scientists have identified possible smallpox skin lesions on mummified remains.Ancient DNA suggests Vikings may have been plagued by smallpox | Erin Garcia de Jesus | July 24, 2020 | Science News
And by the way, did you see the crusty lesion behind his right ear?
Otherwise lacked discrete gross lesion, and the pulmonary vasculature was without note.
By this is meant in persons who have some organic lesion of the valvular mechanism of the heart.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
He says nothing of de Mussy's recognition of the urticarial nature of the lesion in hay fever.The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
With a slant towards the head, the cerebral ganglia are wounded and their lesion causes sudden death.More Hunting Wasps | J. Henri Fabre
Any local reaction at the site of inoculation and any other readily accessible lesion should be carefully investigated.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
Before operation is decided on, the site of the lesion must be determined.
British Dictionary definitions for lesion
any structural change in a bodily part resulting from injury or disease
an injury or wound
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