Usage examples for contusion

  1. " I've had contusion," he said. – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  2. They seemed rational enough at first and said that they'd been sent out of the first line trenches with contusion- one of them had a bleeding finger, but the others were untouched. – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  3. 361. Contusion and Bruises. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  4. Then a rickety gig rattled up to the gate: Contusion- severe- no danger- there! – Not Pretty, But Precious by John Hay, et al.
  5. But it was apparent that he was still suffering from shock and beneath the bandage about his head the black and blue evidence of the contusion was visible. – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  6. As I approached the object, I perceived that it was a human figure; it was lying still and motionless; the limbs were half immersed in the water- the face was turned upwards- the side and throat were wet with a deep red stain- it was of blood; the thin, dark hairs of the head, were clotted together over a frightful and disfiguring contusion. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  7. Seeing the danger of the realm, and hearing from the Lords Ruthven and Bothwell that their troops would follow no other leader than Sir William Wallace, and hopeless of any prompt decision from amongst the contusion of the council, Badenoch yielded a stern assent to the only apparent means of saving his sinking country. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  8. It may be due to a severe bruise or contusion that is followed by the infection of the part with some of the pus- producing bacteria. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  9. This opinion, however, he could no longer retain, when he arrived at an inn on the post- road, and found, upon examination, that Timothy's lower extremities were covered with blood, and all the rest of his body speckled with livid marks of contusion. – The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smollett
  10. After receiving a contusion, if the part swell they fasten a ligature very tightly above it, so as to stop all circulation. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  11. Contusion now merely and a swollen condition. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  12. This takes the form of a greater or less degree of contusion or laceration, and the lesions are usually most severe and dangerous when the skull is fractured and fragments are driven in upon the brain, but they may exist- indeed they may be very extensive- in the absence of fracture. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  13. Injuries of the brain include concussion, compression, wounds, contusion, and inflammation. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  14. Whether the violence is transmitted from a distance, as in contusion of the hip from a fall on the feet, or acts more directly, as in a fall on the great trochanter, the bones are violently driven against one another, and the force expends itself on their articular surfaces. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  15. I examined, and found a great contusion, and that was all. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  16. I was with the service when several grenadiers hastened to tell me that his Majesty was wounded, upon which I hastened to him, and arrived while M. Yvan was dressing the contusion. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  17. I received a contusion in the side, which, though at first painful, is doing as well as possible, and does not even prevent my going on with the usual duty of the ship. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I by Sir John Ross
  18. So he told me the story in a comfortable optimist way- said it was a loss of blood from the occipital artery that had made such a wreck of me, but that a contusion of the head had been the cause of the insensibility, which had nearly stopped the action of the heart, else I might have bled to death.... – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan