Crossword clues for lesion
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lesion \Le"sion\ (l[=e]"zh[u^]n), n. [F. l['e]sion, L. laesio, fr. laedere, laesum, to hurt, injure.] A hurt; an injury. Specifically:
(Civil Law) Loss sustained from failure to fulfill a bargain or contract.
(Med.) Any morbid change in the exercise of functions or the texture of organs.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 15c., from Middle French lesion, from Latin laesionem (nominative laesio) "injury," from past participle stem of laedere "to strike, hurt, damage," of unknown origin. Originally with reference to any sort of hurt, whether physical or not.
n. 1 A wound or injury. 2 (context medicine English) An infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part, especially such patch of skin. vb. (context transitive English) To wound or injure, especially in an experiment or other controlled procedure.
n. any visible abnormal structural change in a bodily part
any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision [syn: wound]
A lesion is any abnormal damage or change in the tissue of an organism, usually caused by disease or trauma. Lesion is derived from the Latin word laesio meaning injury. Lesions may occur in plants as well as animals.
Usage examples of "lesion".
Thus post-training LPO lesions, which otherwise would be amnestic, should now no longer be.
We knew that such a lesion is not itself amnestic, and the model predicts that with such a right IMHV lesion, the memory trace should simply stay in the left IMHV, because there is no route by which it can escape.
And if this model were correct, then a pre-training right IMHV lesion, already shown not to be amnestic by itself, would disrupt this flow, and post-training LPO lesions, otherwise amnestic, would no longer be so because the memory would have been stranded in the left IMHV.
Cannibalistic behavior predates by decades the appearance of all disease symptoms, and by inference, the appearance of amyloid plaque lesions in the brain tissue.
If two kids have the same disorder, and one can be cured by a lesion in the ansa lenticularis, it follows that the other would require a lesion in the same place.
I consider depression to be arguably the greatest scourge now facing modern Western society, a form of plague without lesions or other telltale signs, a plague no amount of safe sex can protect you from.
After the behavioural experiment, the animals are killed and the site of the lesion checked under the microscope.
It is sometimes argued that cuts or lesions in significant parts of the cerebral cortex in humans-as by bilateral prefrontal lobotomy or by an accident-have little effect on behavior.
In the mouth the buccal mucosae are lesioned, the oropharynx inflamed.
Massey has bruised her soul and I think given her lesions on mouth and cunny that bespeak the pox.
And the lesion experiments say that it, the engram, is not confined to a single brain region.
In these animals modified by heredity, the two eyes generally protruded, although in the parents usually only one showed exophthalmia, the lesion having been made in most cases only on one of the corpora restiformia.
Patients with lesions of the right temporal lobe or right hemispherectomies are significantly impaired in musical but not in verbal ability- in particular in the recognition and recall of melodies.
Patterson, T A, Gilbert, D B, and Rose, S P R Pre- and posttraining lesions of the intermediate medial hyperstriatum ventrale and passive avoidance learning in the chick.
A careful local examination of the pelvic organs, by an expert, disclosed no lesion or displacement there, no ovaritis or other inflammation.