nonaccidental injury

noun

social welfare damage, such as a bruise, burn, or fracture, deliberately inflicted on a child or an old personAbbreviation: NAI See also child abuse

Nearby words

  1. nona-,
  2. nonabrasive,
  3. nonabsorbable suture,
  4. nonacademic,
  5. nonacceptance,
  6. nonachiever,
  7. nonaddictive,
  8. nonage,
  9. nonagenarian,
  10. nonaggression

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