Injury 1

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Health and Sickness - Injury 1

Health and Sickness
accidentnoun

an unexpected and unpleasant event that occurs by chance, usually causing damage or injury

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to bang
to bangverb

to accidentally hit or get hit by something that injures or damages a part of one's body

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banged upadjective

harmed or injured

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batteredadjective

hurt or injured by frequent beatings or punishment

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bitenoun

a wound made by an animal's teeth or insect

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black eyenoun

an area of bruised skin surrounding the eye caused by a blow

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to bleed
to bleedverb

to lose blood from an injury or wound

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blisternoun

a swollen area on the skin filled with liquid, caused by constant rubbing or by burning

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to break
to breakverb

to have or cause a crack and a separation in one of the bones of the body

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breaknoun

a fracture in a hard tissue, such as bone

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broken
brokenadjective

cracked or shattered; physically separated into pieces

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to bruiseverb

to make injuries, particularly ones caused by a blow appear on the skin and cause discoloration

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bruisenoun

an injury on the skin that appears as a dark mark, caused by a blow involving the rupture of vessels underneath

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to bumpverb

to accidentally hit a part of one's body against something, especially with great force and in a way that causes injury

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bumpnoun

a swelling on the body caused by illness or injury

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burnnoun

a mark or injury that is caused by exposure to fire, acid, or heat

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burntadjective

damaged by or injured with extreme heat due to having contact with heated objects or exposure to harmful chemicals

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to concussverb

to forcefully smack someone on the head and make them temporarily unconscious or confused

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concussedadjective

temporarily dizzy or unconscious after a bump, blow, or jolt to the head

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concussionnoun

a momentary loss of consciousness provoked by a hard blow on the head

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contusionnoun

an injury that leaves a bruise and causes extreme pain but doesn't break the skin tissue

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to crippleverb

to inflict severe damage to someone's body so that they are unable to walk or move properly

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cripplingadjective

Inflicting damage or injuries so severe that causes a person to be physically disabled

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to cut
to cutverb

to make an incision, opening or a wound in something, especially with a sharp tool or object

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cut
cutnoun

a wound made by cutting

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dead legnoun

an injury inflicted to one's leg as a result of a numbing blow to the upper thigh that crushes the muscle against the bone

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to dislocateverb

to suddenly cause a bone to move out of its original place

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electric shocknoun

a trauma caused by a physical reaction to electrical currents flowing through one's body

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first-degree burnnoun

a mild burn that only affects the outer layer of the skin

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fracturenoun

a crack or break in a bone or other hard substance

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to fracture
to fractureverb

to cause the bone to break

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to grazeverb

to cause injury to the surface of one's skin by rubbing it against something rough

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harm
harmnoun

any physical injury to the body, especially one inflicted deliberately that is caused by a person or an event

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hernianoun

a condition in which part of an organ squeezes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place

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herniated discnoun

a painful condition in which one of the disks between the bones of the spine bulges outside its usual area

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to hit
to hitverb

to accidentally strike a part of our body against something

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to hobbleverb

to walk unsteadily or clumsily due to sustaining injuries or physical limitations

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