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injury meaning

EN[ˈɪndʒəɹi]
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WInjury
  • Injury is damage to a biological organism caused by physical means.
  • In 2013 4.8 million people died from injuries up from 4.3 million in 1990.
injury
  • 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
          • We also tested the rats for neurofunction at 28 days and examined the relationships between the imaging findings, neurofunction and the resulting histology from this unique injury model.
          • Because of the seriousness of the injury the doctor anaesthetised the area before treatment.
          • He was diagnosed with syndesmosis in his left ankle, the same injury that cost Ryan Hoffman a place in last year's grand final.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I will not be adding more entries owing to repetitive strain 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.

      Meaning of injury for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "injury" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
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