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This trauma of division is a recurring trauma in the Albanian psyche.

Not infrequently, the result of a trauma, division of the tendo Achillis occurs.

The unconsciousness of trauma or apoplexy is accompanied by focal neurological signs.

(a) The stomach is rarely the seat of local infection, even in ruminants, except as the result of trauma.

A large opening is thus obtained with a minimum amount of trauma.

In a suitable host the parasite may obtain food and shelter without any evidence of trauma or toxicity.

In this connection one other exciting cause of scurvy may be mentioned, namely, trauma.

Trauma plays a very important rle in determining the location of the deeper as well as of the superficial hemorrhages.

In infants, the inner aspect of the thighs is a frequent site due to the trauma of the diaper.

Beading of this character has been reported by Ingier also in the “snuffles” of hogs and as the result of trauma.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s (implied in traumatic), "physical wound," from Greek trauma "wound," from PIE *tro-, *trau-, from root *tere- "to rub, turn" (see throw (v.)). Sense of "psychic wound, unpleasant experience which causes abnormal stress" is implied in traumatic, in psychological jargon 1889.

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