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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LESION

The lesion in the lungs has disappeared, my heart is better.

The nature of the lesion is a point of paramount importance.

The nature of the lesion appeared to vary with the direction of the wound.

If the States were sovereign, then this was a lesion of their sovereignty.

Holst and Froelich described this lesion in one of their early communications.

No functional disturbance, and no lesion in regard to the eyes.

Before operation is decided on, the site of the lesion must be determined.

There has been a strain sometime; the organ has received a lesion.

But it is only a symptom, and the mind ought to be directed to the lesion and not to it.

The exact nature of the lesion is more difficult to determine.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LESION

canker

nounblistered infection
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