Wordlist: Injuries - List 1

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injury
 
any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual
 
injure
 
to cause physical harm to a living creature
 
wound
 
an injury, such as a cut or tear, to a (usually external) part of the body
 
wound
 
to hurt someone by cutting, piercing, or tearing the skin
 
dress a wound
 
 
cut
 
to perform an incision or to divide something with a knife, scissors, or another sharp instrument
 
blood
 
a usually red vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen
 
blood pressure
 
the pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins, varying during the heartbeat cycle, and according to a person's age, health and physical condition
 
bleeding
 
the flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel
 
bleed
 
to lose blood through an injured blood vessel
 
iodine
 
a chemical element (symbol: I) with an atomic number of 53; one of the halogens
 
bandage
 
a strip of gauze or similar material used to protect or support a wound or injury
 
plaster
 
a small adhesive bandage to cover a minor wound
 
pressure
 
the amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area
 
 
  • injury
    • injury, injuries(noun)
    • Definition:
      • any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual
    • Example:
      • His health was impaired by a severe injury.
    • injure(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to cause physical harm to a living creature
    • Example:
      • He was seriously injured by a car accident.
      • Synonym(s):
        harm
  • wound
    • wound, wounds[wuːnd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an injury, such as a cut or tear, to a (usually external) part of the body
    • Example:
      • The wound is still bleeding.
    • wound[wuːnd](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to hurt someone by cutting, piercing, or tearing the skin
    • Example:
      • The police officer wounded the suspect during the fight that ensued.
  • dress a wound
    • dress a wound(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • You need to go to a doctor so he can dress your wound.
    • cut, cut, cut[kʌt](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to perform an incision or to divide something with a knife, scissors, or another sharp instrument
    • Example:
      • I cut the skin on my arm.
  • blood
    • blood[blʌd](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a usually red vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen
    • Example:
      • Show me blood and I'll faint.
  • blood pressure
    • blood pressure(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins, varying during the heartbeat cycle, and according to a person's age, health and physical condition
    • Example:
      • The nurse spent all day taking people's blood pressure at the hospital.
  • bleeding
    • bleeding, bleedings[ˈbliːdɪŋ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel
    • Example:
      • Internal bleeding is often difficult to detect and can lead to death in a short time.
    • bleed[ˈbliːd](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to lose blood through an injured blood vessel
    • Example:
      • His cut was still bleeding.
  • iodine
    • iodine[ˈaɪ.ɵdiːn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a chemical element (symbol: I) with an atomic number of 53; one of the halogens
    • Example:
      • Iodine and its compounds are primarily used in nutrition.
  • bandage
    • bandage, bandages(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a strip of gauze or similar material used to protect or support a wound or injury
    • Example:
      • He was deadly pale, and the blood-stained bandage around his head indicated that he had recently been wounded.
      • Synonym(s):
        dressing
  • plaster
    • plaster, plasters[ˈplɑːstə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small adhesive bandage to cover a minor wound
    • Example:
      • I've cut myself! Do you have a plaster?
      • Synonym(s):
        Band-Aid (AE)
    • pressure[ˈprɛʃər](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area
    • Example:
      • Apply pressure to the wound to stop the bleeding.
 

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injury
injure
wound
wound
cut
blood
bleeding
bleed
iodine
bandage
plaster
pressure
 
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        plaster
        blood
        blood
        bandage
        bandage
        injury
        injury
        dress a wound
        dress a wound
        iodine
        iodine
        wound
        wound
        blood pressure
        blood pressure
        bleeding
        bleeding
         
         
         

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        blood pressure
        the pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins, varying during the heartbeat cycle, and according to a person's age, health and physical condition
        wound
        an injury, such as a cut or tear, to a (usually external) part of the body
        blood
        a usually red vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen
        injure
        to cause physical harm to a living creature
        bleeding
        the flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel
        injury
        any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual
        cut
        to perform an incision or to divide something with a knife, scissors, or another sharp instrument
        bandage
        a strip of gauze or similar material used to protect or support a wound or injury
        iodine
        a chemical element (symbol: I) with an atomic number of 53; one of the halogens
        plaster
        a small adhesive bandage to cover a minor wound
        dress a wound
        wound
        to hurt someone by cutting, piercing, or tearing the skin
        bleed
        to lose blood through an injured blood vessel
        pressure
        the amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area
         
         
         

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        injury
        any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual
        plaster
        a small adhesive bandage to cover a minor wound
        bleeding
        the flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel
        iodine
        a chemical element (symbol: I) with an atomic number of 53; one of the halogens
        bandage
        a strip of gauze or similar material used to protect or support a wound or injury
        dress a wound
        blood pressure
        the pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins, varying during the heartbeat cycle, and according to a person's age, health and physical condition
        blood
        a usually red vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen
        wound
        an injury, such as a cut or tear, to a (usually external) part of the body
         
         
         
         

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