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Meaning of Bruise

A contusion ; an injury upon the flesh of a person with a blunt or heavy instrument or fist, without breaking the skin.

Bruise Alternative Definition

In medical jurisprudence. An injury done with violence to the person, without breaking the skin. It is nearly synonymous with “contusion” (q.v.) 1 Chanc. Prac. 38. See 4 Car. & P. 381, 487, 558, 565.

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  • Article Name: Bruise
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  • Description: A contusion ; an injury upon the flesh of a person with a blunt or heavy instrument or fist, without breaking the skin.



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