Hematoma vs Contusion what difference

what is difference between Hematoma and Contusion

English

Alternative forms

  • haematoma
  • hæmatoma

Etymology

From Ancient Greek αἷμα (haîma, blood) and -oma (disease, morbidity).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌhiməˈtoʊmə/

Noun

hematoma (plural hematomas or hematomata)

  1. A swelling of blood, usually clotted, which forms as a result of broken blood vessels.

Translations

Further reading

  • hematoma on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: he‧ma‧to‧ma

Noun

hematoma m (plural hematomas)

  1. (medicine) bruise (purple mark on the skin resulting from a blow)
    Synonym: (informal) roxo

Spanish

Etymology

From hemato- +‎ -oma, from Ancient Greek αἷμα (haîma, blood) (genitive singular αἵμᾰτος (haímatos)) and -ωμα (-ōma).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /emaˈtoma/, [e.maˈt̪o.ma]
  • Hyphenation: he‧ma‧to‧ma

Noun

hematoma m (plural hematomas)

  1. (medicine) bruise
    Synonyms: cardenal, moratón, moretón


English

Etymology

From Middle French contusion, from Latin contusionem, from contusus, past participle of contundere (to beat), from com- + tundere (to beat).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kənˈtjuːʒən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kənˈtuʒən/
  • Rhymes: -uːʒən

Noun

contusion (countable and uncountable, plural contusions)

  1. A wound, such as a bruise, in which the skin is not broken, often having broken blood vessels and discolouration.
  2. The act of bruising.

Related terms

  • contuse

Translations

Anagrams

  • continuos

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin contūsiō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.ty.zjɔ̃/

Noun

contusion f (plural contusions)

  1. contusion, bruise

Related terms

  • contondant

Further reading

  • “contusion” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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