injury meaning

  • Injury is damage to a biological organism caused by physical means. Major trauma is injury that can potentially lead to serious outcomes.
  • In 2013 4.8 million people died from injuries up from 4.3 million in 1990. More than 30% of these deaths were transport related injuries. In 2013 367,000 children less than five died from injuries down from 766,000 in 1990.

    Definition of injury in English Dictionary

  • NounPLinjuries
    1. damage to the body of a human or animal.
      1. The passenger sustained a severe injury in the car accident.
    2. violation of a person, their character, feelings, rights, property, or interests.
      1. Slander is an injury to the character.
    3. (archaic) injustice.
    4. VerbSGinjuriesPRinjuryingPT, PPinjuried
      1. OBS To wrong, to injure.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • This study aims to evaluate the protective role of ulinastatin, an anti-inflammatory agent, against acute kidney injuries in infant piglets model undergoing surgery on HLF cardiopulmonary bypass.
          • He was diagnosed with syndesmosis in his left ankle, the same injury that cost Ryan Hoffman a place in last year's grand final.
          • It may include vascular injuries during DSA, hepatobiliary toxicity / liver failure and postradioembolization syndrome (fatigue, nausea, vomiting).
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Moreover, 2 of 4 patients with secondary diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis showed tubulitis, a feature associated with tubular injury.
          • Renal accumulation of nitrotyrosylated proteins has been reported in the setting of increased oxidative stress after IR injury.
          • The main inclusion criterion was presence of a HVFD, at least a quadrantanopia, restricted to one half of the visual field, due to acquired postchiasmatic brain injury.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
          Related Links:
          1. en injury time
          2. en injury current
          3. en injury currents
          4. en injury potential
          5. en injury potentials
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of injury for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "injury" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
          Difficultness: Level 1
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          Definiteness: Level 8
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