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injury meaning

EN[ˈɪndʒəɹi]
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WInjury
  • 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.
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    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 slumped sitting posture may cause strain, instability, or injury in the lumbopelvic region.
          • Because of the seriousness of the injury the doctor anaesthetises the area before treatment.
          • These data suggest that nanoparticulation is essential for cardioprotection of statins from IR injury in case administered at reperfusion.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • 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.
          • Renal accumulation of nitrotyrosylated proteins has been reported in the setting of increased oxidative stress after IR injury.
          • At day 7, CECs appeared at the periphery and scanty cells existed at the midperiphery and center 7 days after 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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          Grammatically, this word "injury" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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