verb (used with object)
Origin of lesion
Examples from the Web for lesion
Otherwise lacked discrete gross lesion, and the pulmonary vasculature was without note.
A lesion of the left ventricle was the immediate physical cause, although brooding over Aileen was in part the mental one.The Financier|Theodore Dreiser
He dreaded first a lesion of the heart and then the setting in of consumption.A Love Episode|Emile Zola
From malignant pustule it is distinguished by not beginning on the exterior, as that lesion always does (Baron).
Short of actual section, it may be broadly stated that no lesion is too serious to render ultimate recovery impossible.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
This lesion may be a sunken area or, as is frequently the case, a greatly enlarged swelling, known as a hypertrophy.Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
British Dictionary definitions for lesion
Word Origin for lesion
Word Origin and History for lesion
early 15c., from Middle French lesion, from Latin laesionem (nominative laesio) "injury," from past participle stem of laedere "to strike, hurt, damage," of unknown origin. Originally with reference to any sort of hurt, whether physical or not.