concussion

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concussion

a jarring of the brain, caused by a blow or a fall, usually resulting in loss of consciousness

concussion

[kən′kəsh·ən]
(engineering)
Shock waves in the air caused by an explosion underground or at the surface or by a heavy blow directly to the ground surface during excavation, quarrying, or blasting operations.
(medicine)
A state of shock following traumatic injury, especially cerebral trauma, in which there is temporary functional impairment without physical evidence of damage to impaired tissues.
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Current definitions and explanations of cerebral concussion will, no doubt, be modified as research in this field continues.
Likewise, a soldier who sustains a cerebral concussion as part of a blast injury may be vulnerable if returned to action too quickly.
2 million Americans sustain a TBI annually, the majority of which are cerebral concussions.