injury

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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law

injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
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An electrocardiogram and cardiac enzyme studies were assessed to exclude blunt cardiac injury (BCI).
Blunt cardiac injury in children is relatively underdiagnosed, but when clinically relevant diagnostic criteria were applied, the authors found a surprisingly high incidence of 10%.
Sternal fractures may be associated with blunt cardiac injury and lung injuries.