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Definitions of CONCUSSION
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- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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A shaking or agitation; a shock; caused by the collision of two bodies.
A condition of lowered functional activity, without visible structural change, produced in an organ by a shock, as by fall or blow; as, a concussion of the brain.
The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to yield up something of value.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
State of being shaken: a violent shock caused by the sudden contact of two bodies: any undue pressure or force exerted upon any one.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
The act of shaking by sudden contact; the state of being so shaken; a shock; undue pressure; extortion by threats; effect on the brain, &c., of a shock.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
The shock caused by two bodies coming into sudden and violent contact; state of being shaken; agitation.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
In Surgery, it is used for agitation often communicated to one organ by a fall upon another, as to the brain from a fall on the breech, &c. In all severe injuries, in sudden encephalic hemorrhage, and in overwhelming emotions, a concussion or shock is felt to a greater or less extent in the nervous system, which requires the careful attention of the physician.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
Condition induced by action of force in the shape of a blow or a fall not violent enough to cause demonstrable changes in the tissues, e. g., concussion of the brain, labyrinth, or spine. [Lat.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Latin] Act of shaking or agitating, especially by the stroke or impulse of another body; the state of being shaken; shook.
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